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Brennan, Lawrence L.

Lawrence L. Brennan U.S. Navy WWII
Lawrence L. Brennan U.S. Navy WWII

Date of Birth: 11/30/1906
Died On: 3/8/2002
Street Address: 25 Everett Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-29

Lawrence L. Brennan was born in South Dakota in 1906. In Rye his family lived at 25 Everett Street. Lawrence served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Lieut. Lawrence Brennan Philippines on V-J Day V-J Day at a major naval base in the Philippines found Lieut. Lawrence L. Brennan, CSNR, thirty-eight, of 25 Everett Street, live, on duty as Assistant Welfare and Recreation Officer for the entire area controlled by this Command. Lieut. Brennan is the husband of Mrs. Doris Thornton Brennan, living at the same address. They have two children, Barbara Jean, seven, and Lawrence L. Jr. . the. He has been overseas for seven months and before entering the service in June, 1912 was Director of Physical Education and Recreation, Manhattan College, New York City. Lieut. Brennan was previously Welfare and Recreation Officer of another overseas base, District Welfare and Recreation offieer of the Naval station Norfolk, Va. He attended Lombard College, Galesburg, Il. . ,and National Recreation School. Manhattan College. New York September 11. L946 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE NINE

Birth: Nov. 30, 1906 Garretson Minnehaha County South Dakota, USA Death: Mar. 8, 2002 Tavares Lake County Florida, USA FORT MYERS NEWS-PRESS,Fort Myers, Florida,March 11, 2002 LAWRENCE L. BRENNAN, SR.

Lawrence L. Brennan, Sr., of Tavares, FL, formerly of Ft. Myers, died Friday, March 8, 2002. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fort Myers. Lawrence was born Nov. 30, 1906 in Garretson, SD, the son of Patrick and Edith Brennan. Mr. Brennan is survived by his wife of 65 years, Doris Thornton Brennan, and children, Barbara and husband, George Kline, and Larry Brennan, Jr., and wife Joan. Also surviving are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, two sisters, Frances (Ed) Smith and Eileen Medeiros. Mr. Brennan was a member of the Church of the Resurrection and Cypress Lake Country Club. Lawrence graduated from Lombard College in Galesburg, IL, in 1929 and went to work in New York City as a Recreational Director and later as a Physical Education Teacher at Manhatton College. In 1942 he went into the Navy and served in the South Pacific. After the war he went to work for the Veterans's Administration, first in Seattle, Washington, and then to Washington DC. In 1969 he retired and moved to Fort Myers, Florida. -- Note: Daughter, Barbara J. Kline, b. 1937, d. 12 Nov 2007, Baltimore, MD; buried in Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, MD.
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