Grant Douglas Dibley, Sr.

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  • Name: Grant Douglas Dibley Sr.
  • Location of Birth: Cohasset, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 3, 1920
  • Date of Death: January 31, 2000 (79 years old)
  • Parents: Edwin Dibley and Roxie (Smith) Dibley
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: January 25, 1944
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  • Date of Discharge: January 17, 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    Grant served with the United States Navy from 1944 until his honorable discharge in 1946.

    Information from World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Grant Douglas Dibley
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: November 3, 1920
    Birth Place: Cohasset, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
    Registration Date: February 14, 1942
    Registration Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
    Employer: Vega Aircraft Corporation
    Place of Employment or Business: Alameda and San Fernando Boulevard, Riverbank, California
    Weight: 140
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Height: 5' 8"
    Next of Kin: Harry P. Chilson
    Household Members: Grant Douglas Dibley
    Relationship: Self (Head)

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Grant grew up and attended school in Cohasset, Minnesota.

    Grant made his home in California where he worked in design and assembly of airplanes.

    Grant returned to the Cohasset, Minnesota area where he had lived the past several years.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

    Grant is survived by his children; Grant, Jr., Glenn and Cheryl Davis; several grandchildren; sisters Jean Chlopek and Reeva Chilson; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

    Grant died at Leisure Hills Health Care Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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