Interviewees

Grasmere, Robert H.

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  • College/Year: RC '40
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Grasmere, Robert H. (March 24, 2004)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • Navy Ship: USS Carondelet (IX-136)
  • Navy Fleet: 7th Fleet
  • Navy Other: Service Force (Tanker Division)

Description:

Mr. Grasmere served as a deck officer onboard numerous oil tankers in the 7th Fleet's Service Force in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He spent his postwar career in the water treatment industry and as a public official in Maplewood, NJ, including 23 years as mayor.