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Withrow, Robert



  • Existence: 1946-

Robert Withrow was born May 3, 1946 in Seattle, Washington and attended Cleveland High School.

Withrow served as a Fireman (E-3) aboard the USSKitty Hawk for two WestPac (Western Pacific) cruises in 1965-66 and 1966-67. Withrow served on active duty from 1964-67 and was discharged from the Inactive Reserves in about 1970.

After his service, Withrow worked for Boeing at Boeing Field (Seattle, Washington) and at Paine Field (Everett, Washington). He worked on the 747 prototype (now owned by The Museum of Flight) and Canadair CL-13B Mk.6, which served as Boeing’s photographic chase plane at the time of the 747's development.


Biography derived from collection materials.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Withrow Vietnam War Collection

Identifier: 2008-10-15
Abstract Robert Withrow (b. 1946) was born in Seattle, Washington and served as a U.S. Navy Fireman (E-3) aboard the USS Kitty Hawk from 1965-1967. The collection contains photographs, patches, and yearbooks related to his service.

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