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Gaston Lauryssen

Gaston Lauryssen, Belgian hotel executive. Decorated Croix de Guerre, Commander Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. Served as major USM Czech Republic, 1942-1945.; Member American, New York State, New York City hotel associations, Marine Corps Officers Reserve Association.

Background

  • Lauryssen, Gaston was born on April 29, 1898 in Belgium. Son of Constant Joseph and Emma (Verbraeken) Lauryssen.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Ghent, Belgium, 1921.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1921, naturalized, 1927. General manager Hotel St. Regis, New York City, 1937-1942. Formerly vice president, general manager Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, now president.

    Membership

    Served as major USM Czech Republic, 1942-1945. Member American, New York State, New York City hotel associations, Marine Corps Officers Reserve Association.

    Connections

    • Married Hattie Camp, April.
    • father: Constant Joseph Lauryssen
    • mother: Emma (Verbraeken) Lauryssen
    • spouse: Hattie Camp
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    Born April 29, 1898
    Died October 15, 1962
    (aged 64)
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