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Theodore I. Dunn U.S. Navy  WWII
Theodore I. Dunn U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 11/14/1913
Died On: 11/26/1997 Last Residence: 10580, Rye, Westchester, New York
Street Address: 7 Ridgewood Drive
Service Number: 149461
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - Anzio CVE 57 13 Sep 1945

Veteran Code: USN-326


BIOGRAPHY
 
Theodore I. Dunn was born in Massachusetts in 1913. In Rye his family lived at 7 Ridgewood Drive and were members of Christ Church. Theodore served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Lieut. USNR Theodore I. Dunn Jr., 84: retired sales manager

Theodore I. Dunn Jr. of Rye, retired general sales manager for Russell, Burdsall & Ward Co., died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997, at Greenwich, Conn., Hospital. He was 84. Mr. Dunn was born Nov. 14, 1913, to Theodore I. Sr. and Helen Procter Dunn in Gloucester, Mass. He was raised in Rye, where he attended Rye Country : Day School. He also attended Brunswick School in Greenwich and Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., where he played ice hockey.

Mr. Dunn worked for the Office of Price Administration in Washington, D.C., before joining the Navy during World War II. He served as an aircraft intelligence officer on the USS Teton in the - Pacific - and was involved in the invasion of Okinawa. After the . war, Mr. Dunn worked in sales for Port Chester-based Russell, Burdsall A Ward.. He was a salesman for the bolt and nut manufacturer in Chicago,' San Francisco and Los .Angeles before moving back to New York as general sales manager. . On Dec! 14, 1952, he married Marlice Latimer in Seattle. The family lived in - Arcadia, Calif., . before moving to Rye in 1954. . - He was an avid bridge player. .

Mr. Dunn is survived by his wife at home; three daughter?; Linda Dunn of Newport Beach, Calif.; Sharia Scharpnick of Irvine, Calif., and Heidi Meadows of Moreno Valley, Calif ; and sirf grandchildren. - .1 A memorial service will bd held at 1 p m. Saturday at Ryd . Presbyterian Church, .- . The family requests memorial contributions be made to thd American Cancer Society, 2 Lyon Place, White Plains, N.Y, 10601; the American Heart As! sociation ' Westchester-Putnaiq Chapter, 3020 Westchester Ave.j Purchase, N.Y. 10577; or Green-! wich Hospital, .5 -Perryridge Road, Greenwich, Conn. 06830. ;

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