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Herron, George W.

George W. Herron U.S. Coast Guard WWII
George W. Herron U.S. Coast Guard WWII

Date of Birth: 1/14/1893
Died On: 4/23/1957
Street Address: Redfield Street
Service Number: 174491
Branch of Service: U.S. Coast Guard-WWII

Veteran Code: USCG-11

George W. Herron was born in Ohio in 1893. In Rye his family lived on Redfield Street and were members of the Presbyterian Church. George served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.


George W, Herron died suddenly on Tuesday morning at United Hospital. He formerly lived at Highland Hall and was a resident of Rye for thirty-five years until eight months ago when he moved to 28 Monroe Place. Port Chester.

He was born on January 14. 1393 iii Cleveland, son of the late William Herron. He was a graduate of Case Institute, Cleveland and was an industrial consultant. He was chairman of the board of Monorailway Corp. Prior to World War I he was in the Pennsylvania National Guard, and a second lieutenant in World War I. In World War II he was a commander in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and a commander of Port Security Force of the Port of New York. In World War II he served in Europe and the Caribbean, ashore and afloat.

He was a member of the Rye Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Canadian Club of NY. He was formerly Scout Commissioner in Rye, and Commodore of the Siwanoy Sea Scouts. Mr. Herron's former wife was the late Lynda Kruger of Cleveland Surviving are his wife, Adele Knapp Herron of the home address, two daughters, Mrs. Merlin Neumeyer of Bay City. Mich., Mrs. Albert Hadley of Hudson. Ohio, and one son, Douglas G. of Rye, three sisters, Mrs. Minerva Hird of Parma, Ohio, Mrs. Blanche Hauser of Hartford. Conn., and Mrs Louise Recht of Royal Oak MI, and two grandchildren; and one brother Howard of Cleveland.
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