Bradlee

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Benjamin C. Bradlee was born Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts on August 26, 1921; Former Executive Editor of the Washington Post during Water Gate, was born to Frederick Josiah Bradlee Jr. and Dame Josephine de Gersdorff. He is currently 90 years of age and has been married to his third wife, Sally Sterling Quinn for 35 years. His first wife was Gene Saltonstall whom Bradlee had one child with, Ben C. Bradlee Jr. Bradlee's second wife wis Antoinette "Tony" Pintcho whom he had two children with: Dominick "Dino" Bradlee and Marina Bradlee. His third wife, Sally Quinn; Journalist, Author and Moderator-in-Chief of OnFaith.com was born Sally Sterling Quinn in Savannah, Bullock, Georgia on July 1, 1941 and were married on 20 October 1978 in Washington, DC. Quinn's parents were Lt. Gen. Knight Commander Cavalier William Wilson "Buffalo Bill" Quinn. Gen. Quinn earned the nick named "Buffalo Bill" for being the commander of the 17th Infantry Regiment which are also known as the Buffalos; and his first name being William. Bradlee and Sally Quinn had one child, Quinn Bradlee who was born, Josiah Quinn Crowninshield Bradlee in Georgetown, Washington, DC on April 29, 1982 and married Pari A. Bradee on August 10, 2010 at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Bradlee went to Harvard and graduated in three years, in 1942 because of the war. He graduated college, married Gene Saltonstall, and left for Guadalcanal all in one day; he left on the USS Philip DD498. Bradlee served four years in the Pacific and fought in the following battles: Solomon Islands Campaign: First Battle of Tulagi, Battle of Vella Lavella and the Battle of Bouganville, Guadalcanal Campaign: Battle for Henderson Field and the Naval Battle of Guadalcanall, he arrived with the Second Fleet; Philippines Campaign: the Battle of Letye Gulf, aka: the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, the Battle of Mindoro, the Battle of Manila, the Battle of Surigao Straits and the Invasion of Lingayen Gulf. The next and last three battles were fought during the Palau Islands Campaign: the Battle of Saipan, the Battle of Tinian and the Battle of Guam. - Qbradlee

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