LaGrone, Chester E.

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U.S. Navy

Name: Chester "Chet"  E. LaGrone Jr. Chester-F-LaGrone

Place of Birth: Natchez, MS

Personal History:

  • Hometown - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Attended LSU,
  • Graduated GA Tech, BChE
    (Bachelor of Chemical Engineering) 
  • Worked 35 years at Dupont Co.
  • Wife - Jeanne May L. (D)
  • Sons - Chet II, Stephen (D)
  • Daughter - Fran Wells

Place of Recruitment: New Orleans, LA

Branch of Service: Navy

Class: Sp. (Y) 3rd Class

Military Occupation: Quartermaster Striker, Control Tower Operator

Service History:

  • N.T.C. San Diego, 1944
  • NTC Gulfport, MS, QM School 1945
  • Acorn 34 Air Supply, Clarke Field, Philippine Islands, 1945
  • N.A.S. Samar

Commendations & Honors: Medals - Philippine Liberation, Asiatic Pacific, Victory

Present Location: Lakeview Senior Residence, Carrollton

What's Your Carrollton Connection? Son, Chet II