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Clair Riegle Lentz
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1910
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1975
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA

Oldest son of Charles Warren Lentz and Minnie Mae Riegle Lentz. He married Margaret Janie Rebecka Linn on 1 July 1940. They had one surviving daughter, Ellen. Their daughter Janie Riegle Lentz died as an infant.

Clair was one of 5 sons to serve in the military during World War II. His brother Eugene was killed in the Philippines. Another brother, Richard served during the Korean War and was killed in Japan. The youngest brother, Carl, also served in the military but was not involved in any conflicts.

From a newspaper clipping about 5 Lentz brothers serving during WWII: Lt. Clair Lentz, 34, a bombardier instructor in the Army Air Forces is stationed at Gardner Field, Calif. He entered the service in August, 1942, and trained at Atlantic City and Miami Beach. He was employed by the American Tobacco Company in North Carolina before entering the service.

At the time of his death, Clair was President C. R. Lentz, Wholesale.

Clair Riegle Lentz (1910 - 1975)
Richard Riegle Lentz (1912 - 1951)
Eugene Clinton Lentz (1915 - 1945)
Robert Calvin Lentz (1917 - 1997)
Senator William Benjamin Lentz (1920 - 1977)
Paul Jacob Lentz (1922 - 2005)
Carl Coolidge Lentz (1925 - 2006)

Family links: 
  Charles Warren Lentz (1884 - 1968)
  Minnie Mae Riegle Lentz (1889 - 1967)
  Margaret Janie Rebecca Linn Lentz (1909 - 1996)
  Janie Riegle Lentz (1944 - 1944)*
  Clair Riegle Lentz (1910 - 1975)
  Richard Riegle Lentz (1912 - 1951)*
  Eugene Clinton Lentz (1915 - 1945)*
  Robert Calvin Lentz (1917 - 1997)*
  William Benjamin Lentz (1920 - 1977)*
  Paul Jacob Lentz (1922 - 2005)*
  Carl Coolidge Lentz (1925 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
West Lawn Memorial Park
China Grove
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Chapel Mausoleum 1-5
Created by: Eileen Lentz
Record added: Sep 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76112255
Clair Riegle Lentz
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Clair Riegle Lentz
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