Joseph James Greenlee
Elmira Edna Adams
William Vernon Greenlee


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William Vernon Greenlee

  • Born: 30 Apr 1919, Stratford Oklahoma
  • Marriage: Jessie Irene Tilton on 15 Sep 1938 in Lawton Comache Oklahoma
  • Died: 7 May 1977, Lawton Comanchee Oklahoma at age 58
  • Buried: Highland Cemetery, Lawton Comache Okloma, Find A Grave #5045853

bullet  General Notes:

William Vernon Greenlee served in WW-II in the United States Navy.
William was a solid citizen. He was married in Lawton, OK to Jessie I. Tilton. He loved flying and received his Commercial Flying License in Fort Worth Texas.
He was a long time standing member of the National Geographic Society.
He served with the Lawton Civil Defense for 15 years. Was a part of the Lawton Sheriff Department as a Deputy Sheriff. He went to the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK and received his degree in Radiological Monitoring which enabled him to become an instructor for his speciality work at Fort Sill, OK.
William was a EM2/c in the United States Navy. He was inducted into the service at Lawton, OK and received his boot training at Farragot, Idaho, Staten Island, N.Y. and Norfork, Va. He served in the Southwest Pacific on the USS Satyr, ARL-23. He served during World War II and some of the places he served were Tokyo via Panama, San Diego, Cal., Hawaii, Saipan and Guam just to name a few.


William married Jessie Irene Tilton, daughter of Hugh McClure Tilton and Nellie Irene Wolverton, on 15 Sep 1938 in Lawton Comache Oklahoma. (Jessie Irene Tilton was born on 11 Oct 1916 in Oklahoma City, died on 28 Oct 1997 in Lawton Comanchee Oklahoma and was buried Highland Cemetery in Lawton Comache Okloma, Find A Grave #5045805.)

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