D. Bailey Merrill

D. Bailey Merrill (November 22, 1912 – October 14, 1993) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born in Hymera, Indiana, Merrill graduated from Indiana State Teachers College, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1933. He graduated from Indiana University Law School, Bloomington, Indiana, 1937. He was a teacher. He was a lawyer in private practice. He was in the United States Army from 1942 to 1946.

Merrill was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress (January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress and for election in 1956 to the Eighty-fifth Congress. He died on October 14, 1993, in Evansville, Indiana. He was interred in Alexander Memorial Park, Evansville, Indiana.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Winfield K. Denton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Winfield K. Denton
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