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Mc Weeney, John X.

John X. Mc Weeney U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
John X. Mc Weeney U.S. Army Air Corps WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 12/3/1916
Died On: 9/28/2006 Last Residence: 10580 Rye, Westchester, New York
Street Address: Halls Lane
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps-WWII

Veteran Code: USAAC-107


BIOGRAPHY
 
John X. Mc Weeney was born in New York in 1916. In Rye his family lived on Halls Lane. John served as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Lieut. McWeeney Discharged

Lieut. John X. McWeeney, instructor in navigation at San Marcos Field. Texas, has received his honorable discharge from the Army. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. McWeeney of Halls Lane and has been in the service since Dec, 20, 1944. His brother, Pfc. Tom McWeeney, is stationed with a medical laboratory unit in China.
THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday. October 5, 1945


John X. McWeeney, a longtime Rye resident, died Sept. 28. He was 89.

Mr. McWeeney was born Dec. 3, 1916 in New Haven, to Laurence R. and Mary McWeeney. He attended Philips Academy Andover and Yale University, before working as a business executive for a manufacturing company. Mr. McWeeney moved to Rye in 1935. He married Marjorie Sweeney Oct. 29, 1940. They would have celebrated their 66th anniversary this month. Mr. McWeeney enjoyed tennis, painting and the NY Times crossword puzzle.

He was predeceased by Mrs. McWeeney, who died in June. Mr. McWeeney is survived by a daughter, Baroness Shawn De Gunzburg and her husband Baron Dimitri, of London, England and Provence; two sons, John L. McWeeney and his wife Felicity, of Shelton, Conn., and David McWeeney, of Rye; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Mark McWeeney; a daughter Marney Kennedy; and a grandson Peter Kennedy II.

A Funeral Mass was held at Resurrection Church.
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