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John Ambrose
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1929
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 2004
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA



John was the son of the late John P. and Edith Jordan Ambrose.

Surviving are his wife, Lisa Ambrose; his former spouse, Virginia Ambrose whom he divorced in 1979
and sisters, Aileen McGrail of Yonkers, N.Y., Edith Kelly of Long Island, N.Y. and Margaret Mary Shea of Texas.

John saw service in the Army as a private first class in the 82nd Airborne Division.

An avid sportsman he was a member of the 1954 Baltimore Colts football team, where he served as running back. He also had a keen interest in boxing where he earned a Golden Glove Award, and sailing, where he was a World Cup winner in 1984 and 1985, participated in international yacht racing, won the Southern Ocean Racing Conference for three consecutive years and was a America's Cup committee member. He was also a honorary member of the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron.


 
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Lisacul Rosie
Record added: May 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109820811
 

 
 
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