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Fortin, M. Gaston

H. Gaston Fortin U.S. Navy WWII
H. Gaston Fortin U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 7/23/1899
Died On: 4/1/1966
Street Address: 347 Orienta Avenue, Mamaroneck
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-65


BIOGRAPHY
 
H. Gaston Fortin was born in Hawaii in 1899. In Rye his family lived at 347 Orienta Avenue and were members of the Presbyterian Church. Gaston served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Gaston Fortin

GASTON L. FORTIN Gaston L. Fortin, the developer of North Manursing Island, died last Friday in Florida at the age of 66. Mr. Fortin had lived on North Manursing Island prior to moving to Pompano Beach in Florida. A requiem mass was held Monday at the Church of the Resurrection. Interment was private. Mr. Fortin was president of O'Brien and Fortin Construction Company. He was prominent in the building of Radio City, LaGuardia Airport and a number of other commercial developments in New York City. A graduate of McGill University and the Royal Military Academy, Canada, he was a commander U.S.N.R. during World War II. He was a member of the American Yacht Club, Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club, the Canadian Club and the Coral Harbor Club. Mr. Fortin is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Tate Fortin, a daughter, Mrs. Marie Beringer of Larchmont; a son Roger T. Fortin of Rye and eight g
randchildren.

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5 of 5 I am Gaston L. Fortin’s granddaughter May 11, 2022
Reviewer: Cheryl Fortin Young from 5youngsailors@gmail.com  
I can provide a photo of Gaston in uniform if you would like.

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