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Robert Lester Whitney, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1919
Athol
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1996
Costa Mesa
Orange County
California, USA

As his marker indicates he served in three wars - WWII, Korea and Vietnam. I will be adding a list of his medals shortly. He retired as a Lt. Col. with the 3rd Marine Air Wing.

Lorraine should be listed as his first wife as he married her in 1944. From 1948 he was married to Jean Emma Wullbrandt. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oakley Whitney (1885 - 1970)
  Vera Mildred Hilton Whitney (1891 - 1971)
 
 Spouses:
  Jean Emma Wullbrandt Whitney (1924 - 2016)*
  Lorraine Chittick Watts (1920 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Lester Whitney (1947 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oakley Fayne Whitney (1910 - 2007)*
  Elizabeth Louise Whitney Waite (1912 - 2001)*
  Robert Lester Whitney (1919 - 1996)
 
*Calculated relationship

LTCOL, US MARINE CORPS
 
Burial:
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: 56A, 0, 510
 
Maintained by: MarillaW
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 26, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 1319036
Robert Lester Whitney, Sr
Added by: MarillaW
 
Robert Lester Whitney, Sr
Added by: Brenda Schell
 
Robert Lester Whitney, Sr
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Happy Father's Day, Dad.
- MarillaW
 Added: Jun. 17, 2012
God Bless You and may you Rest in Peace!
- Dave Weiss
 Added: Feb. 28, 2011
Semper fi, Dad. I too have tried to be always faithful.
- MarillaW
 Added: Sep. 9, 2010
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