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Mc Laughlin, Charles G.

Charles G. Mc Laughlin U.S. Navy WWII
Charles G. Mc Laughlin U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 12/30/1912
Died On: 3/17/1988 Rye, Westchester County, New York
Street Address: 117 Grace Church Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-168

Charles G. Mc Laughlin was born in New York in 1912. In Rye his family lived at 117 Grace Church Street. Charles enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Name: Charles McLaughlin Birth Date: 1912 Death Date: 17 Mar 1988 Cemetery: Greenwood Union Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Rye, Westchester County, New York, United States of America

Name: Charles McLaughlin Gender: Male Birth Date: 30 Dec 1912 Death Date: 17 Mar 1988 SSN: 078017837 Branch 1: NAVY Enlistment Date 1: 23 Jun 1944 Release Date 1: 3 Feb 1946

McLaughlin Returns from Navy and Reopens Station Charles G. McLaughlin, who was honorably discharged from the U. S Navy in February after two years of service, has reopened McLaughlins Service Center at Theodore Fremd and Locust Avenues, and announces he is all ready to serve his former customers and friends with gasoline, oil and auto accessories. For eight years previous to joining the Navy, McLaughlin conducted the Service Center. His home is at 117 Grace Church Street. May 17, 1946 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE SEVEN

Chariss G McLaughlin retired Rvo pollen chief dina -v I i VMI G retired Rye police chief who served eertjf 90 jean on the city's police tone dM yeaterdaj at' United Hnepital in Part Chester after a long Daeas He wee 75 Jp Ob July 1 1948 ha Joined the Bye Foliee DepartntenL He was proaoted In January 1955 to aer--Nant-to-lieutenant' to-October3 I960 and In May 1961 he was appointed ehlet He retired In 1 center 1977 Ha waa a dedicated poUea officer and waa dedicated to the improvement of quality of Ulfc in the cnaawnity" said Bye Detective Pat Spacavento who worked with Mr McLaughlin tor 14 years Mr McLaughlin would later admit that he became a policeman almost by accident" - He Joined the police tone at the age of 35 having turned down an appointment three other timet He agreed to Join the Bye Police Department in 1948 after he lost hit leaee on the Mobil service station he had owned tor many years in downtown Rye In a Dec 30 1977 interview on the eve of his retirement Mr Me- a amaU-town chief has to be a Jack-of-all-trades a clergyman a tothereontoasor a lawyer and often a ent" The amst rewarding aspect of r he said was that toallofthe Rye" Mr McLaughlins spread outside the Rye city limits tn'the spring of 1978 rhen ho banned the use jbC skateboards on tho streets and sidewalks In the 1977 interview he recalled that a woman Importing his -badge at a metal detection station at the Rochester airport immediately recognised his name because she had heard him discussing his stance on the safety of skateboarding on the radio that day He was born Dec 30 1912 in New Rochelle to Alexander and Helen Kelly McLaughlin He was raised in Mamaroneck where he attended public schools and graduated from Mamaroneck High School Mr McLaughlin lived in Rye tor the past 49 years - HO was a member a first vice president and served on the board of governors of the New York State Association of Chiefr of Police He was a of the Westehester Chiefr Association Hr of the Federation of Po-lice Chiefr of Westchester the International Association of Police Chiefr the New York Detectives Association Honor Legion of the Police Department of the City Of New York and the Westchester County Police Emerald Society He was a longtime awmbor and former president of the Rye Lions Qub and a member and past eoaK mender of Rye Anwrican Legion Post 138 He served as a volunteer with the Rye Fire Departamut In' 1989 he was named Rye Citisen of the Year tor the Rye Kiwanis Club He was afro honored in 1971 as "outstanding law enferv-soent officer" by the Rye chapter of UNIGO a national organisation that stands tor Unity Neighborliness Integrity Charity and Opportunity police career Mr During Us i isingiiii program -at University In 1963 he graduated from a 12-week pro- InVto past president County Police ESTABLISHED! rare SWARMING TTEROTTES at the FBI Academy (fail Mr McLaughlin served in the US Navy during World War H and attained the rank of petty officer On Sept 24 1938 he married Catherine lfbfan at Resurrection Church in Rye where he was also a In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter Kathy Ri-gano of New York City: a toother Alexander T ! gnn of Satellite Beach Fla and two sisters Dorothy Verace of Satellite Beach -

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