Historical Rosters Database
Merile Harris StevensonRoster ID 7176
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1917|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Merile Harris Stevenson, Class of 1917: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 21, 1898 in Williamson, West Virginia. Father- Clinton E. Stevenson; Mother- Edna B. Harris. Pat. Grandfather- Matthew Davidson Stevenson; Pat. Grandmother- Susan Belle Doud. Mat. Grandfather- William Alfred Harris; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Ann Taylor. Married- May Elizabeth Norton on March 29, 1919. Children- 1- Mary Edna Stevenson; 2- Frances Louis Stevenson; 3- Merile Harris Stevenson; 4- Joan Elizabeth Stevenson. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 5, 1913; Graduated June 15, 1917 standing 5th in a class of 59. Military Record: 1st Lieut. in U.S. Marine Corps during World War I. Careers: Civil Engineer; Asst. Engineer for State Road Commission in West Va. Died- Aug. 2, 1974.|