Charles Frank “Chuck” Burlingame, Jr

Charles Frank “Chuck” Burlingame, Jr

Birth
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Feb 1999 (aged 75)
Montclair, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 46, Site 714
Military CMSGT, US AIR FORCE
Memorial ID 440102 · View Source
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Born Charles Frank Burlingame Jr., he was simply called "Chuck" to those that new him. He was born the 4th child , 1st son of Charles and Frances Burlingame. Raised in St. Paul, Mn, in a very large family of 9 children, he set his sights on a bigger life and enlisted in the Navy in 1941, when he was just 16 years old. He served as an Aviation Machinist's Mate during World War II and then transferred to the Air Force and served during the Korean War.
He attended the ROTC at the Universities of Minnesota & Nebraska-Lincoln. He served as the editor of Airman Magazine and as spokesman of the 7th Air Wing. He retired from the Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant in 1964 after 23 years of service.
After retiring he relocated his family to sunny Anaheim, California and became a public relations execution for Toyota Motor Sales.

A life well lived, he will be remembered most as being a person that lived his life with integrity and taught his children to do the same. His vibrant and happy disposition made him loved everywhere he went. He had an ability to make a room come alive everywhere he went whoever he was with. He has been missed by many and left behind his beloved wife Pat, whom he married at a very young age, 3 sons and one daughter and grandchildren.



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CHARLES
FRANK
BURLINGAME JR
AMM1
US NAVY
CMSGT
US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II
KOREA
NOV 18 1923
FEB 13 1999


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  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Frank “Chuck” Burlingame, Jr (18 Nov 1923–13 Feb 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 440102, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Candy's History (contributor 47648945) .