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Mr. and Mrs. J.A. King
Rev. Gerard M. Landrey, S.J.
This is United States postal note for 3 cents which was sent to Father Landrey by J.A. King to add to his collection. Includes front and back of the note, as well as a handwritten card from King.
Father Gerard M. Landrey was born in Boston, MA in 1902 to Joseph and Elizabeth Landrey. He received a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Boston College and a Master's degree from College of the Holy Cross. He earned a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from Weston College, now part of Boston College. As a chemistry and mathematics teacher, he was among the first faculty at Fairfield Prep in 1942-1943. In 1950, he joined the faculty of Fairfield University to teach Chemistry. In 1953 he left Fairfield to teach chemistry at Boston College. Father Landrey died in 1995 in Weston, MA.
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Landrey, Gerard M. S.J., "United States postal note 3 cents" (1945). Rev. Gerard M. Landrey, S.J. First Day Cover Collection. 124.