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 Clarence H Gerow Jr.

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Clarence H Gerow Jr.

Birth
Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, USA
Death 20 May 1946 (aged 37)
Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 39562457 View Source
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Born in Washingtonville and a graduate of Chester High School, he received his degree in Electrical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1931. He received his Master of Arts degree at Columbia University. A teacher before entering the service, he had taught at Salisbury Mills and Roslyn, L.I., NY. When war was declared he entered the employment of Grumman Airplane Corporation where he taught student fliers kinematics and aero-mathematics.

As a Navy lieutenant, he was stationed at Oak Ridge, TN on April 8, 1944 where he was attached to a Naval unit assigned to work with Uranium 235, used in the manufacture of the Atom Bomb. After V-J Day, he was in charge of dismantling and disposing of surplus equipment.


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  • Created by: LadyGoshen
  • Added: 17 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 39562457
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39562457/clarence-h-gerow : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence H Gerow Jr. (14 Dec 1908–20 May 1946), Find a Grave Memorial ID 39562457, citing Washingtonville Cemetery, Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by LadyGoshen (contributor 46951894) .