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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III
p305
2749

(Born N. H.)

Elijah H. Merrill

(Ap'd N. H.)

33

Born Concord, NH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Omaha, Neb., Sep. 27 to Oct., 1878, — Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., to Dec., 1878, — and Cheyenne Depot, Wy., Dec. 3, 1878, to Apr. 25, 1879; and on leave of absence, to June 1, 1879.

Resigned, June 1, 1879.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, 1883‑86. In the employ of the Standard Oil Company, since 1886. Captain, Oregon Militia, 1886, and Lieut.‑Colonel, 1886‑87. Residence, Portland, Or.

Vol. IV
p302
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Manager Lubricating Oil Department of Standard Oil Co., for Pacific Coast, San Francisco, Cal. — Member of Technical Society of Pacific Coast.

Vol. V
p280
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Same as published in Vol. IV. — Residence, Oakland, Cal.

Vol. VI
p258
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Elijah Headingb Merrill, Born Dec. 19, 1856.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Resigned, June 1, 1879.

Lieut.‑Colonel, Commanding Regiment, Oregon National Guard,
July, 1886, to July, 1887.

Civil History. — Graduate Harvard Law School (LL.B.), June, 1882; admitted to practice, Suffolk Bar, Boston, Mass., 1882; admitted to practice, Oregon Bar, 1883; entered employment of Standard Oil Company, 1886; at San Francisco, Cal., Manager Lubricating Oil Department, Standard Oil Company of California, since 1892.

Member of Technical Society of Pacific Coast.

Residence, Berkeley, California.

Vol. VII
p152
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Resigned, June 1, 1879.

Civil History. — Graduate Harvard Law School (LL.B.), June, 1882; admitted to practice, Suffolk Bar, Boston, Mass., 1882; admitted to practice, Oregon Bar, 1883; entered employment of Standard Oil Co., 1886; at San Francisco, Calif., Manager, Lubricating Oil Dept., Standard Oil Co., of Calif., since 1892. Retired Official, Standard Oil Co., of Calif., since Dec. 31, 1921; Member of Technical Society of Pacific Coast.

Address: 10 Hillcrest Court, Berkeley, Calif.

Vol. VIII
p56
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

2d Lt., 9th Inf., June 28, 1878.

Resigned, June 1, 1879.

Died, Mar. 8, 1932, at Berkeley, Calif.: Aged 75.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1879, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.º


Thayer's Notes:

a Elijah Merrill's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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bIn his AOG obituary, his middle name is spelled Hedding, probably correctly.


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