Manchester, New Hampshire , United States
|| June 21, 1946
|Died||September 05, 2020
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Married - Air Force - Episcopalian -
|Info||Stephen E. (Steve) Merrill (born June 21, 1946) is an American lawyer and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire. |
Merrill was born in Hampton, New Hampshire. He studied at the University of New Hampshire, graduating from it in 1969. He received his J.D. Degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1972.
He served in the Air Force as a lawyer from 1972 to 1976, then became a legal counsel to the Secretary of the Air Force from 1973 to 1975. He finally became a special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force from 1975 to 1976. Merrill left military service as a captain, then went to Manchester to practice law from 1976 to 1984. He served on the staff of Governor Sununu before being elected Governor.