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Title: New York state’s prominent and progressive men;
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Harrison, Mitchell Charles, 1870- [from old catalog] comp
Subjects: New York (State) — Biography. [from old catalog]
Publisher: [New York] New York tribune
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ufactuiing Company, and a dh^ector of the ^^^^^^^^^^^at Flushing, Long Island- He rendered important sexnceto the Navy Department m the Cml War. He has receiveanumerous Mters of commendation and medals for saving life asea He served his full time in the old volunteer fire departmenof this city. In 1894 the Board of Underwriters P—ted ^ohim a fine silver service in commemoration of the fiftieth anmwsary of his career as a saver of life and property at sea.ToTg the recent noteworthy cases in which t^^^^ firm has b.nen-a-ed was that of endeavoring to save some of the Spam ^wal- ^Mps which were sunk in the battle off Santiago de Cuba inthe war with Spain in the summer of 1898. Mr. Merritt makes his home at Wliitestone on the SouBdHe has for many years been a trustee of that -^^^^^J^^^^lvilH-e school. He is a member of the Larchmont and Kmckerdocker yacht clubs and of the Marine Society. He was mame^in 1852fto Miss Sarah L. Nicholson, and had ten childi-en-foursons and six daughters. ~v.
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