Larry Munson

Lawrence Shipley Munson (1920 - 2016)

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Lawrence Shipley (Larry) "Binks" Munson
Born in Brooklyn
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of , , and [private sister (1910s - 1980s)]
Husband of — married in Cambridge,
Descendants descendants
Died in Salt Lake City, UTmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jun 2013
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Larry is a graduate of Garden City High School (NY), Harvard University '42, Harvard Law '46. He achieved the rank of major in the Air Force in WWII, mainly stationed in Hawaii. He practiced law briefly before being recalled during the Korean War. His assignment was to refurbish US Air fields in England for jet planes. Afterwards he went into management consulting and worked for many years at McKinsey and Co. He was also the president of Loral Corp, a senior vice president at Alleghany Power Corp and finally a management consultant again for Louis Allen Associates and eventually in his retirement years, a self employed management training consultant.

His charity endeavors included chairman of the board of NY Planned Parenthood, the Greater NY Fund, and the East Hampton Village Improvement Society. The latter society gave him a lifetime acheivement award in recognition of his role in organizing a group and raising the money to bring a medical facility to East Hampton.

In his final years, he lived in an assisted facility, Brookdale, near his son and family in Salt Lake City UT


Thank you to Kitty Munson for creating WikiTree profile Munson-2239 through the import of kitty10by2gen.ged on Jun 28, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Kitty and others.

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Larry Munson's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Larry or other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
  • Larry Munson: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 67 markers, haplogroup R1b-L238, FTDNA kit #254268
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Larry Munson: Mitochondrial DNA Test HVR1, haplogroup H5a1
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Images: 4
Lawrence Shipley Munson Image 1
Lawrence Shipley Munson Image 1

Lawrence Munson and Binks
Lawrence Munson and Binks

Wedding party at Henry Bethe and Kitty Munson's wedding
Wedding party at Henry Bethe and Kitty Munson's wedding

Larry and Gretchen just married
Larry and Gretchen just married


On 7 Feb 2018 at 22:19 GMT Pamela Smith wrote:

We are 23rd cousins 6 times removed we are both descendants of Alexander 1 (Dunkeld) of Scotland

On 20 Nov 2014 at 03:45 GMT Peter Roberts wrote:

Please change your privacy level to "Private with Public Family Tree" to allow your Y-DNA results to be associated with your direct paternal line.

Thanks and sincerely, Peter

Larry is 26 degrees from Walter Morrison, 27 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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