Eli T. Merriman history collection
- Merriman, Eli T. (Person)
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Merriman fought for nearly sixty years to have a deep-water port for Corpus Christi which was realized in 1926. He likewise was instrumental in promoting railroad construction to Corpus Christi and waged a campaign to save the old Bayview Cemetery. Upon his death in 1941, Eli Merriman was one of Corpus Christi’s most revered citizens.
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Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Repository
6300 Ocean Dr.
Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States