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Marrin, Oswald W., 1919-2007

 Person

Oswald Wright Marrin Jr. (1919-2007) was born in New York City and lived in Litchfield. After graduating from Brown University in 1942 he joined the U.S. Marines. He was discharged in 1946. He worked at Scovill Manufacturing until 1951. He then took over the Marrin Real Estate company, which had been founded by his mother in 1930. He was the borough warden from 1967 to 1976. In 1984, he served on the Litchfield Citizen Advisory Committee which formed the town plan of development. He was a trustee of the Litchfield Historical Society, a member and past president of the Greater Litchfield Preservation Trust and of the Litchfield Country Club, a member of the Sanctum, and charter member of the Rotary Club.

Citation

Obituary, Vineyard Gazette Online, Dec. 28, 2007. http://www.mvgazette.com/article.php?14965

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Marrin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-110-0
Scope and Contents The Marrin Family Papers 2013-110-0, primarily consist of the papers of Oswald Marrin, Jr., but there are also papers from other family members, including his parents, Jean Fyfe Marrin and Oswald Marrin, Sr.  Among the papers of Oswald Marrin, Jr. are his school papers from Center School, Spring Hill School. the Hackley School and Brown University.  There are also papers and correspondence from his years in the Marines during World War II, as well as some business records, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: Created: 1858-2001; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2013