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MSgt. Gouverneur Cadwalader, Jr. (USMC)

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Birthplace: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: June 28, 2006 (82)
Unionville, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Gouverneur Cadwalader and Mae Drexel Cadwalader
Brother of Mae Gouverneur Hollenback and Amanda Cassatt Dixon
Half brother of Sarah Drexel Gowen

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About MSgt. Gouverneur Cadwalader, Jr. (USMC)

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14844671

Gouverneur Cadwalader, Jr Birth 11 May 1924 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Death 28 Jun 2006 (aged 82) Unionville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Burial Woodlands Cemetery Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map Plot The Drexel Family Plot in front of the Francis M. Drexel mausoleum. Memorial ID 14844671 · Banker. World War II Soldier. Korean War Soldier. He attended Chestnut Hill Academy and St. George's School in Newport, Rhode Island, before joining the Marine Corps and serving in the Pacific during World War II. He also fought in the Korean Conflict. He worked for Fidelity Bank for 40 years before retiring as an executive in 1986. He loved horses, farming, and sailing. Cadwalader was a grandson of Anthony Joseph Drexel, financier and founder of Drexel University; nephew of ; and great-great-grandson of Colonel Lambert Cadwalader, an officer in the American Revolution who represented New Jersey at the Continental Congress. His son Anthony J. Drexel Cadwalader described him as "a true, old-school Philadelphia gentleman" who loved the city and its culture, and his Chester County farm, where he enthusiastically tended the animals, mended fences, and cut the fields on his 1946 tractor. "He loved farm life," said his son, who added that his father just recently had helped him dig fence-post holes at the farm.Mr. Cadwalader was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club, the Philadelphia Club, State of the Schuylkill, the Brook Club, and American Legion Post 491 in Kennett Square. He was a former treasurer of the Bryn Mawr Hound Show and the American Legion, and a vestry member of the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Kennett Square. He was married to Joan Hayden.Saint Katharine Drexel

Family Members Parents

Gouverneur Cadwalader 1880–1935

Mae Drexel Fell Cadwalader 1884–1948 Siblings

Mae Gouverneur Cadwalader Hollenback* 1923–2000 Half Siblings

Sally Henry Gowen* 1905–1977

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Woodlands Cemetery Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Find A Grave Memorial 14844671

Tribute & Message From The Family

Gouverneur Cadwalader, Jr., 82, of Unionville, Pa. died on Wednesday June 28, 2006.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Gouverneur Cadwalader Sr. and Sarah Drexel Cadwalader Van Rensselaer, both deceased. Mr. Cadwalader attended Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and St. George's School in Newport, R.I. before joining the U.S. Marine Corp and serving in the Pacific theater during World War II. Following the war he became a member of the First City Troop of Philadelphia National Guard unit and was called up for the Korean War. He worked for 40 years as an executive of Fidelity Bank in Philadelphia before retiring in 1986.

He was an avid horseman associated with Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds, a sailor and an outdoor enthusiast. He was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club, the Philadelphia Club, State in the Schuylkill, the Brook Club and American Legion Post No. 491 of Kennett Square, Pa. He was a former treasurer of both the Bryn Mawr Hound Show and the American Legion and a former vestry member of the Church of the Advent in Kennett Square. His family tree was extensive dating back to the 1696 arrival of John and Martha Cadwalader and their son the future Dr. Thomas Cadwalader to Philadelphia from Wales. It includes area names, among them the Dickinsons, Biddles and Bouviers. He was the grandson of Philadelphia financier and founder of Drexel University, Anthony J. Drexel, and the nephew of St. Katharine Drexel and great, great grandson of Col. Lambert Cadwalader, who, along with his brother Gen. John Cadwalader were both heroes of the American Revolution.

He was predeceased by three sisters, Sally Henry Gowen, Mae Cadwalader Patterson Worrall Hollenback and Amanda Cassatt Dixon Burton.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Hayden Cadwalader, five sons, Gouverneur Cadwalader III and his wife Louise of Lewiston, NY., Richard McCall Cadwalader and his wife Ulla of Stockholm, Sweden; Stephen Cadwalader of Bryn Mawr, Pa; R. Kent Cadwalader and his wife, Susan of Villanova, Pa.; Anthony J. Drexel Cadwalader of Unionville, Pa., eight grandchildren and numerous cousins. A private graveside memorial service will be held for the family. A memorial service is planned for September. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name to American Legion Post No. 491, 208 E. State Street Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Arrangements are being handled by Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road (610-869-2685) West Grove, PA 19390.

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Gouverneur Cadwalader, Jr., 82, of Unionville, Pa. died on Wednesday June 28, 2006.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Gouverneur Cadwalader Sr. and Sarah Drexel Cadwalader Van Rensselaer, both deceased. Mr. Cadwalader attended Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and St. George's School in Newport, R.I. before joining the U.S. Marine Corp and serving in the Pacific theater during World War II. Following the war he became a member of the First City Troop of Philadelphia National Guard unit and was called up for the Korean War. He worked for 40 years as an executive of Fidelity Bank in Philadelphia before retiring in 1986.

He was an avid horseman associated with Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds, a sailor and an outdoor enthusiast. He was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club, the Philadelphia Club, State in the Schuylkill, the Brook Club and American Legion Post No. 491 of Kennett Square, Pa. He was a former treasurer of both the Bryn Mawr Hound Show and the American Legion and a former vestry member of the Church of the Advent in Kennett Square.

His family tree was extensive dating back to the 1696 arrival of John and Martha Cadwalader and their son the future Dr. Thomas Cadwalader to Philadelphia from Wales. It includes area names, among them the Dickinsons, Biddles and Bouviers. He was the grandson of Philadelphia financier and founder of Drexel University, Anthony J. Drexel, and the nephew of St. Katharine Drexel and great, great grandson of Col. Lambert Cadwalader, who, along with his brother Gen. John Cadwalader were both heroes of the American Revolution.

He was predeceased by three sisters,

  1. Sally Henry Gowen,
  2. Mae Cadwalader Patterson Worrall Hollenback and
  3. Amanda Cassatt Dixon Burton.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Hayden Cadwalader,

five sons,

  1. Gouverneur Cadwalader III and his wife Louise of Lewiston, NY.,
  2. Richard McCall Cadwalader and his wife Ulla of Stockholm, Sweden;
  3. Stephen Cadwalader of Bryn Mawr, Pa;
  4. R. Kent Cadwalader and his wife, Susan of Villanova, Pa.;
  5. Anthony J. Drexel Cadwalader of Unionville, Pa.,

eight grandchildren and numerous cousins.

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MSgt. Gouverneur Cadwalader, Jr. (USMC)'s Timeline

1924
May 11, 1924
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States
2006
June 28, 2006
Age 82
Unionville, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States
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Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States