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Van Dyke, Gerald, 1919-1945


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H04-1533. Van Dyke, Gerald (1919-1945). Papers 1942-1945. 3.00 linear ft.

Identifier: H04-1533
Abstract Gerald Van Dyke was born on February 12, 1919, and raised in Holland, Michigan. After graduating from Hope College in 1941, Van Dyke attended Syracuse University and received his masters in chemistry. He returned to Holland for a year to work as a chemist at Dow Chemical before receiving his commission in the Navy in June of 1944. Van Dyke married Isla Meppelink on June 30, 1944, and had one son. Upon completion of his training as a communications officer, Van Dyke was assigned to the ...
Dates: 1942 - 1945