A 1931 graduate of Conneaut High School, according to The Tattler yearbook, Merle was an active student and participated in a number of extracurricular activities including Glee Club, Football, Senior Boys Club and Track. The Senior Class predicted that Merle would fulfill his dream to become a police officer, “where the city’s Mayor would declare him a hero for his crime fighting skills” (p. 81).
Conneaut High School. (1931). The Tattler. Conneaut, OH.