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Lufkin, John V.

John V. Lufkin U.S. Navy WWII
John V. Lufkin U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 8/21/1925
Died On: 9-May-97
Street Address: Apawamis Avenue
Service Number: 482454
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-144

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
John V. Lufkin

John V. McDonnell Lufkin was born on August 21, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, his father, John McDonnell, was 36 and his mother, Marie, was 23. His father died at age 40 and is mother remarried his step father Elgood Lufkin. In Rye along with his brother Thomas, his family lived at Country Gardens and were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

John was a 1943 graduate of Cranwell Preparatory School in Lenox, MA., where he was class president. He had also attended Canterbury School, New Milford, Conn.and graduated Yale University.

John Lufkin Completes Training
John V. Lufkin, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Lufkin, Apawamis Avenue, has completed his basic training at the U. S. Naval Training Station, Sampson, N. Y. , and has been granted leave.
Friday. July 9, 1943 THE RYE CHRONICLE

John would continue his Navy studies at Holy Cross College and he served as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He married Anna Elizabeth Jones on March 23, 1946, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. They had 5 children in the.ir marriage

John V. McDonnell Lufkin died on May 9, 1997, at the age of 71, and was buried in Queens, New York.

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