Henry H. Hunter

Sergeant (Ordnance)

Born: 17 April 1922, Pittsburgh, PA
Education: Williams College (2 years)/University of Missouri (BA)
Entered Marine Corps: 19 January 1942
Service #: 356096
Died: 18 July 2013 (Norwalk, CT)

Summary: Joined the Marine Corps after completing two years of college at Williams. Discharged from Marine Corps 26 December 1945 as a Technical Sergeant. Following the war entered journalism spending six months with the Associated Press in Washington, D.C.. Decided to complete college on the GI Bill at the University of Missouri's school of journalism in Columbia. Graduated in 1948. Lived in a trailer at MU next to Dick Canty (ex-VMF-112 ordnanceman), who later served as the newspaper editor in Flint, Michigan. Dick Canty has since died. Henry Hunter was a reporter and assistant city editor in Champaign, Illinois for the News-Gazette. He was editor of a business magazine in Cleveland, and worked in public relations for agencies in Detroit and New York. Joined Olin Industries (later Olin Matheson Chemical Corporation) as publicity manager in 1954. Left Olin as vice president, public relations and corporate communications in 1979 to form own public relations firm. Had 26 clients as management speech writer and PR counsel. Retired in 1990.

Survived by:

Eunice Beers Hunter

Hyatt Hunter
1310 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT 06437

Mrs. Cary Hunter Potter
23 Jonathan Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
(mother of three, ages 1-7)

Henry H. (Trip) Hunter, Jr.
303 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013