W. Carter Merbreier

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W. Carter Merbreier
Born(1926-08-02)August 2, 1926
DiedAugust 9, 2016(2016-08-09) (aged 90)
NationalityAmerican
TelevisionCaptain Noah and His Magical Ark (1967 - 1994)
Spouse(s)Patricia Merbreier
Children1 daughter
Parents
  • Adolphe Merbreier (father)
  • Retta Carter (mother)

W. Carter Merbreier (August 2, 1926 – August 9, 2016) was an American television personality. He was ordained Lutheran minister and former police chaplain for the Philadelphia Police Department. Merbreier created and co-hosted the long-running syndicated children's television series Captain Noah and His Magical Ark from 1967 to 1994.

Merbreier was born on August 2, 1926 in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania and died on August 9, 2016 in Audubon, Pennsylvania at the age of 90.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 6ABC. "Philadelphia TV Pioneer Captain Noah dies at age 90". www.6abc.com. Retrieved 2016-08-08.