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Military officer

Philip Deronde, American military officer.


Deronde, Philip was born on December 31, 1882 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Abram and Harriet (Coe) Deronde.


Graduate Westminster School, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1900. Student Princeton.


Organizer, 1913, later president Oriental Navigation Company. Formerly president Colonial Trust Company and Phoenix Securities Corporation. Formerly member New Jersey Infantry, New Jersey Cavalry and Pennsylvania Infantry, National Guard.


Served in France during World War as officer United States Navy and Marine Corps. Consul of Paraguay and colonel Paraguayan Army. Served in France, 1939-1940, as captain 12th Regiment, French Foreign Legion, and only officer of that regiment to survive death or capture, having escaped, wounded, to England following the French Armistice.

Member American Museum Natural History, Metropolitan Museum Art, Sons of Revolution, New York Society Officers of the World War. Clubs: National Golf Links of America, Racquet and Tennis.


Married Marie Dardess, September 17, 1910. Children: Philip Henry, Albert.

Abram Deronde

Harriet (Coe) Deronde

Marie Dardess

Philip Henry Deronde

Albert Deronde