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  • ID: ind03652
  • Name: Gilbert Cadwallader FONDA
  • Given Name: Gilbert Cadwallader
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 MAR 1911 in Orange, Essex Co., NJ
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  • Death: 18 SEP 2002
  • Age: 91y 5m 26d in Montclair, Essex Co., NJ
  • Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115677338
  • Burial: Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Note:
    b. Orange, Essex Co., NJ; 1920 & 1930 US Federal Census, Orange, Essex Co., NJ; 1940 US Federal Census, Orange, Essex Co., NJ (Gilbert Fonda, b. 1911, NJ, Son, Harriet); res. Montclair, NJ; res. New York, NY; res. Potomac, MD; res. Clifton, NJ; bur. Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY; SSDI Montclair, Essex Co., NJ; attended Carteret Academy and Princeton University, Class of 1932; [School Yearbooks - Gilbert Cadwallader Fonda, Princeton University Bric A Brac Yearbook, Princeton, New Jersey, 1933, ]; [U. S. Social Security Appl. and Claims Index - Gilbert Cadwallader Fonda; b. 3/23/1911 in Orange, New Jersey; d. 9/18/2002; Father: Harry B Fonda, Mother: Selina H Cadwallader] >> www.fonda.org <<

    [Gilbert C. Fonda '32; Gib died Sept. 18, 2002 at his home in Upper Montclair, N.J., after a brief illness. He was 91. Gib was born in Orange, N.J., and majored in mechanical engineering, graduating magna cum laude. He had a lifelong love of sailing and was a member of the New York Yacht Club for 34 years. During World War II, Gib joined the Navy, where he rose to be a lieutenant commander. During his four years of service, he was a radar expert and served as assistant navigator on the carrier Midway. After the war, Gib established Operational Radar Services, a business that drew on his love of the ocean. He was a consultant on radar and navigation and author of the book "Marine Radar and How to Use It" (Library of Congress - Call Number: VK397 .F65 - 1970). Gib married Gloria M. Cook in 1973. In addition to his wife, Gib is survived by his niece, Margaret Cook; his nephew, David Cook; and his grandnieces and nephews, Jenna, Sara, Matthew, Timothy, and Christopher Cook. To his survivors, the class extends its sincere condolences. The Class of 1932]

    [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: Gilbert Fonda, Arrival Date: 18-Jan-1953, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1912, Gender: Male, Port of Departure: San Nicolaas, Aruba, Ethnicity/Nationality: , Ship Name: Esso New Orleans]; [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: Gilbert C Fonda, Arrival Date: 24-Oct-1953, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1911, Gender: , Port of Departure: Panama, Canal Zone, Ethnicity/Nationality: American, Ship Name: Esso Richmond]; [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: Gilbert Fonda, Arrival Date: 8-Nov-1953, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1911, Gender: , Port of Departure: Panama, Canal Zone, Ethnicity/Nationality: American, Ship Name: Esso Syracuse]; [New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 - Name: Gilbert Fonda, Arrival Date: 8-Nov-1953, Estimated Birth Year: abt 1911, Gender: Male, Port of Departure: San Nicolaas, Aruba, Ethnicity/Nationality: American, Ship Name: Esso Syracuse]




    Father: Harry Beadle FONDA b: 18 SEP 1866 in Poughkeepsie, NY
    Mother: Selina Hetherington CADWALLADER b: 23 DEC 1871 in Cincinnati, OH

    Marriage 1 Aileen Billie KLEIN b: 23 MAR 1917 in South Orange, NJ
    • Married: 21 JUL 1940 in Wood Co., OH
    • Married:
    • Divorced:
    • Note: m. South Orange, NJ; [Ohio County Marriages - Gilbert C Fonda; Birth Date: abt 1917; Marriage Date: 21-Jul-1940; Spouse: Aileen Klein; Marriage Place: Wood]; [Klein-Fonda - South Orange, N.J., Dec. 9 - Mr. and Mrs. William J. Klein of North Ridgewood Road have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Aileen Klein, to Gilbert Cadwallader Fonda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Fonda of Orange. Miss Klein attended the Berkeley School. Mr. Fonda attended Carteret Academy and was graduated from Princeton University in 1932. New York Times, December 10, 1940]
    Children
    1. Has No Children Living FONDA

    Marriage 2 Gloria Mildred COOK b: 09 SEP 1923 in Montclair, NJ
    • Married: 1973
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