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|Name:||Kenneth Earl Gay Jennings (Nickname = Ke, ken)|
|Spouse:||Elizabeth Saunders Maloney Gay|
|1945||Attended from through|
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|Birthdate:||November 12, 1927|
|Date of Death:||December 28, 1988|
Half-brother to Wilbur Alonzo Jennings, CCHS 1953. Known as Kenneth Jennings in high school; changed his last name from Jennings to Gay in Social Security records March 1948 (before his marriage) and was known as Kenneth "KE" or "Ken" Gay thereafter.|
Parents on birth certificate were listed as Mildred Elizabeth Gay & Leon Walton, who may not have been not married. In 1930 census, Mildred was a housekeeper for Ernest Marvel in Leesburg, Indiana & son Kenneth Gay (age 2, born c1928) was also in the household. On May 27, 1931 she married Charles Wilbur Jennings, who died in 1978. On November 10, 1951 she married Kenneth Burdell Benner.
Kenneth married June 19, 1948 to Elizabeth Saunders Maloney. Last lived in Waterford, Connecticut.
Kenneth was living in Waterford, Connecticut, when he died at age 61 in New London, Connecticut. His occupation listed as chemical engineer (Bechtel); previously had been a truck driver & chauffeur.
His widow Elizabeth S. Gay passed away December 9, 2014. She was survived by her six children, David J. of Annandale, Va., Leon M. of N. Stonington and Clifford C. Gay of Plainfield, Candice R. Miesen of Quaker Hill, Diana A. Smith of Glouster, Mass. and Janet A. Alloway of Waterford; as well as eight grandchildren. Predeceased by daughter Phyllis Elizabeth Gay on June 17, 1952.
|Last Updated:||04-25-2018||Alumni ID:||12161|
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