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Gaston Coblentz

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Gaston Coblentz was a successful and well respected investment banker and writer after the war.

Graduate cum laude Hotchkiss School, 1936. Bachelor cum laude, Harvard University, 1939. Foreign correspondent New York Herald Tribune, New York City, 1946-1963.

Partner, director Mitchell Hutchins & Company, Incorporated., New York City, 1963-1977.

Senior vice-president, director Paine Webber Mitchell Hutchins International, Incorporated., Paris, 1977-1979. Director Gaston Coblentz& Company Limited., Saint Helier, Jersey, Imperial Order of the Crown of India, 1979-1981, United Kingdom representative, 1982.
Gaston Coblentz has been listed as a noteworthy investment company executive by Marquis Who's Who.

Service

Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 86th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, NY 8 June 1918
Graduated Bachelor Cum Laude Cambridge, MA June 1939

Harvard University

Enlisted Fort Bragg, NC 4 November 1941
Crash Landed Poretta Airfield, Corsica 15 August 1944

Crash landed A-20B 41-3246. The a/c was written off

Died Cannes, France 11 September 2001
Buried Middle Village, Queens, New York 20 September 2001

Fresh Pond Crematory and Columbarium
Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA

(date of burial is approximate)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 03:47:18 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/10621276/person/-607876...
https://prabook.com/web/gaston.coblentz/292585
https://www.ancestry.com/search/categories/dir_school/?name=Gaston_Coble...
"47th Bomb Group" Turner Publishing, page 73

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