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Blumenthal, John

Blumenthal, John


 
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John Blumenthal was born in Minnesota in 1930. As a young child, he moved to Rye, NY where his address was 4 Pine Lane. He lived with his parents, Irving and Lina, as well as his younger sister Jane. Additionally, his family's maid, Kathleen Callahan, lived with them. Before the war, as a young child, John not only had a strong relationship with his family but was extremely active in the Rye Community. He delivered beautiful speeches, at his 5th grade graduation ceremony from Milton Elementary School for example, and attended various programs at the YMCA, such as tennis and boxing. In high school, John continued to display heavy involvement in the community as he played tennis, football, and basketball. He was even the boy's sports editor for the Rye High School Newspaper. After attending Colgate University, John enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Elizabeth Fink
RHS 2021
Street Address: 752 Forest Ave
Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Veteran Code: KOR-16


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