Charles G. Kedney
When Charles Gordon Kedney was born on September 3, 1918, in Port Chester, New York, his father, John, was 30 and his mother, Eleanor, was 31. In Rye his family lived at 189 Purchase Street and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. He had six siblings sisters Winifred and Agnes and brothers Peter (Roy), John, Donald and Kenneth Charles was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1938. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, having served in Europe. He was an aviation marhinest mate third class, Seaman 1st class AMM, Enlistment Date 1: 1 Jul 1943 - Release Date 1: 5 Mar 1946
He married Veronica A. "Snooky" Haviland on January 27, 1955, in Harrison, New York.
Completes Naval Training
Charles G. Kedney, son of Joh n T.
Kedney, 189 Purchase Street; has completed his training at the aviation
machinist's mate school, Naval Air
Technical Training Center, Memphis,
Tenn. He is a graduate of Rye High
School and also attended Bridgeport
State Trade School. He was employed
as a mechanic at Chance Vought Aircraft Company before entering service
June 24, 1943.
PAGE SIXTEEN THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, April 21, 1944
Charies G Kedney Rye postmaster
Died on October 8, 1982, in his hometown at the age of 64.
Charfles G Kedney Rye poetimetar ntace 1971 died Friday at Patted Hospital tePort Ctenter eftw a long illnem He wm M ' Mr Kedney a former Port Chapter aad Rye a femes Port Chester resident resided at 93 Haktend Ave ta Harrison William Bolger United Statm pootmaetor general selected Mr Kedney for the poet from a pool of 41 applicants At the time of his shpotatmant Mr Ksidney said he had ahsaya worked toward the post-mastsrJoh Kedney succeeded Oonellm BaU of Rye aa £-fr Khdney ted mrvte Bril During hto M years working at the Rye poet office Mr Kedney rniutimH tterieig the Ryu office "ta if the test tar - - - one of the beta ta Weetcherter Couty" Mr Kedney was bom ta Pert (teeter on Sept 4 1911 He wm the aoa of John and Eleanor (BTeooaa) Kedney His family moved to Rye whea ha war nine yean old aad he was a graduate of Ryu High School Hu lived in Harrison since 1954 A parishioner of the St Gregory the Groat Charch ta Harrison Mr Kedney wm a member of the Holy Name Society He wm also a mantwr of the Kaights ef Cotamtea ta Harrison end a emumt member of the Rye Votanteer Fire Department Mr Kedney wm not requited to respond to fin calk Has was a Navy veteren of World War II having served in Europe. He was an aviation marhinest mate third class He began working for the poet offics aa a tempo- gjdSCid pi d- 1951 He wss 1979 the amfoteat'e Job of postal Operationa ’ Mr KedneyY wife- Veronica Haviland died ta 1970 Mr Kedney sister Winifred died in 1979 Mr Kedney Is survived by two efopoona J Johneton of Hairieon sergeant ea the Harrison police force and James Johnston of Hawaii one sitter Mrs ESmer E (Agnes) Arndt of Rye three brothers Kenneth F ef Rye Roy Peter and John J both of Mamarooack and riz grandchildren
Rye High School Graduate, class of 1938