Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Pennsylvania

 
9781130693720: Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Pennsylvania

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...Society and vice-president of the Associated Charities of Reading. In 1884, at the time when the State of Pennsylvania established a large hospital at Wernersville, Berks county, for the chronically insane, Mr. Merritt was chosen by Governor Pattison as a member of the first board of trustees, and he was reappointed to this position by Governor Hastings, serving in all in that capacity for six years. He also became treasurer of that board, and in 1904 was appointed by Governor Pennepacker for a third term, in spite of the fact that he was a Democrat in politics. He also served as president and treasurer of the State Asylum at Wernersville. He continued during this time active in the development of business interests here, and in 1886 was one of those who organized the Pennsylvania Trust Company. Seven years later he helped to organize the Reading National Bank, and in both of these institutions served as a director from their organization. Among the other concerns with which Mr. Merritt was associated should be mentioned the Reading Steam Heat & Power Company, which supplies steam heat to most of the public buildings and residences in the central part of the city, and the Reading Electric Light and Power Company, which eventually became the Metropolitan Electric Company. He was one of the promoters of the development of the Wyoming district, which is now one of the handsomest suburban residence sections of the city. Mr. Merritt became a member of the Board of Trade of Reading, and was exceedingly active in this capacity in promoting the general welfare of the municipality. He was appointed in 1886 as one of the four commissioners of the first Park Board, and served thereon until 1890, during which time he did much to aid in the development of the splend...

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 22.40
US$ 36.49

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

James A. Ellis
Published by RareBooksClub
ISBN 10: 1130693724 ISBN 13: 9781130693720
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 84 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.2in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: . . . Society and vice-president of the Associated Charities of Reading. In 1884, at the time when the State of Pennsylvania established a large hospital at Wernersville, Berks county, for the chronically insane, Mr. Merritt was chosen by Governor Pattison as a member of the first board of trustees, and he was reappointed to this position by Governor Hastings, serving in all in that capacity for six years. He also became treasurer of that board, and in 1904 was appointed by Governor Pennepacker for a third term, in spite of the fact that he was a Democrat in politics. He also served as president and treasurer of the State Asylum at Wernersville. He continued during this time active in the development of business interests here, and in 1886 was one of those who organized the Pennsylvania Trust Company. Seven years later he helped to organize the Reading National Bank, and in both of these institutions served as a director from their organization. Among the other concerns with which Mr. Merritt was associated should be mentioned the Reading Steam Heat and Power Company, which supplies steam heat to most of the public buildings and residences in the central part of the city, and the Reading Electric Light and Power Company, which eventually became the Metropolitan Electric Company. He was one of the promoters of the development of the Wyoming district, which is now one of the handsomest suburban residence sections of the city. Mr. Merritt became a member of the Board of Trade of Reading, and was exceedingly active in this capacity in promoting the general welfare of the municipality. He was appointed in 1886 as one of the four commissioners of the first Park Board, and served thereon until 1890, during which time he did much to aid in the development of the splend. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781130693720

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds