(1902 - 1972)
James Gordon Merbs was active/lived in California, Wisconsin. James Merbs is known for painting, newspaper editor and advertising art.
Biography James Merbs
Following is an obituary of the artist from the Monterey Peninsula Herald, CA June 20, 1972, courtesy of Bill Lockwood.
James G. Merbs, retired Newspaperman, Succumbs
James Gordon Merbs, 69, of Pebble Beach, a retired newspaperman who had served as a reporter, city editor and business manager for The Herald, died yesterday in a local convalescent hospital after a long illness.
He was the rare newspaperman who succeeded in both the business and the news departments of a newspaper. Mr. Merbs retired in 1961 from The Herald after 31 years. For the last eight years of this time, he served as business manager. Previously, he had been city editor of newspapers in Oakland, Salinas and Sacramento before coming t
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