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Gaston Lauryssen

hotel executive.

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