Born: Jan­u­a­ry 10, 1867, Orange, New Jersey.

Died: June 19, 1954, New York City.

Buried: Woodlawn Cem­e­te­ry, Bronx, New York.

Merrill was a grad­u­ate of Rut­gers Coll­ege (BA 1887, MA 1890) and Un­ion The­o­log­ic­al Sem­in­ary (BD 1890). He pas­tored at Pres­by­ter­i­an church­es in Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­sylv­ania; Chi­ca­go, Il­linois; and the Brick Pres­by­ter­i­an Church in New York Ci­ty (1911-1938). His works in­clude:



  1. Lord, What a Change Within Us
  2. Not Alone for Mighty Empire
  3. Rise Up, O Men of God
  4. We Knelt Before Kings


  1. Central Church
  2. Chestnut Hill
  3. Confidence
  4. Republic
  5. Soldiers of Christ