Charles E. Merrill

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Birthday
19, 1885
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Oct 6, 1956 (70)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1885
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Oct 6, 1956 (70)

About

Co-founder (with Edmund C. Lynch) of Merrill Lynch & Company. He came up with a merger plan to help finance supermarket chains such as Safeway.

Before Fame

He attended Amherst College and the University of Michigan Law School.

Trivia

He had many extramarital affairs and was nicknamed "Good Time Charlie."

Family Life

He was the grandfather of Safeway CEO and San Francisco Giants manager Peter A. Magowan.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow entrepreneur Fred Duesenberg.