Merritt was born on February 26, 1883 in Rio Vista, California. He received his BS, University of California, Berkeley, 1907.
He was the president and managing director of Sun Maid Raisin Growers from 1923-28 and later became the project director for
United States War Relocation Authority (WRA) at Manzanar War Relocation Center, California, from November 1942-March 1946.
He served as UC Regent from 1923-30. The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, pictures, printed materials, and
books related to Camp Hahn and the Death Valley All Souls Memorial Association. Includes materials related to the Manzanar
War Relocation Center and Camp Hahn, California.
Merritt was born on February 26, 1883 in Rio Vista, California; BS, University of California at Berkeley, 1907; president
and managing director, Sun Maid Raisin Growers, 1923-28; project director for US War Relocation Authority (WRA) at Manzanar
War Relocation Center, California, November 1942-March 1946; UC Regent, 1923-30; died on April 3, 1963 in Los Angeles, California.
0.5 linear ft.
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