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DeBevoise, Robert L.

Robert L. DeBevoise U.S. Army WWII
Robert L. DeBevoise U.S. Army WWII

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Date of Birth: 7/26/1907
Died On: 11/24/1983
Street Address: 7 Juliam Street
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-142

Robert L. DeBevoise was born in New York in 1907. In Rye his family lived at 7 Juliam Street and were members of Christ Church. Robert served as an officer in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Enlistment Date 1: 24 Jun 1942

Robert L. Debevoise WILLIAMSTOWN - Robert L. Debevoise, 76, of 628 Hancock Road died Thursday night at his home after a long illness. A native of Easthampton, Long Island, N.Y., he was born July 26, 1907, son of the late George and Jessie Lord Debevoise. He attended the Allen Stevenson School in New York City and graduated from St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H., in 1925 and from Harvard University in 1929. He served as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Air Force during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star. ' - Mr. Debevoise was president of the Debevoise Paint Co.' in Brooklyn, N.Y., and resided in New York City before retiring to Williamstown about 10 years ago. - - He was a member of St: "John's Episcopal Church and the Richard A. Ruether Post 152 of the American Legion and served on the' town Finance Committee, the , Community Chest and Recording for the Blind. He was also a trustee pfthejftoosac School. -..'"- ! Mr. Debevoise leaves his wife, the former Betsy Hart Doughty,'"' The funeral will be Monday at noon at St. John's Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery. , There are no calling hours. The family requests the omission of flowers. Donations may be made in Mr. Debevoise's memory to the Wilhamstown Cancer Fund through the Hopkins Funeral Home. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/71771036/obituary-for-robert-l-debevoise-aged/
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