Wayne Charles Gilbert

2021-07-25T15:25:57-05:00
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  • Name: Wayne Charles Gilbert
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 26, 1895
  • Date of Death: August 24, 1959 (63 years old)
  • Parents: Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Gilbert
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  • College: Beloit College - Beloit, Wisconsin
    University of Minnesota
    Harvard Law School
  • Highest Rank: 2D LIEUT (Second Lieutenant)
  • Branch: Marine Corp
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  • Military Highlights:
    During World War I, Wayne served as Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and held a Captain's Rank in the Marine Reserve.

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    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Wayne had been a member of the Briggs, Gilbert, Morton, Kyle and McCartney Law Firm in St. Paul, Minnesota for many years.

    He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Psi, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Ramsey County Bar Association.

    Surviving besides his wife, Gladys (Banbery), are three sons, William, Reverend John, and Wayne; a brother, Robert; and a sister, Miss Kathryn Gilbert.

    Wayne died in St. Paul, Minnesota after a long illness. He was buried at Resurrection Cemetery at Mendota Heights, Minnesota. No photo of grave marker is available at this time.

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