Robert Gray Lathrop, Sr. was born on December 29, 1915 in Portchester, NY to parents Frederick W. and Fannie M. Selleck Lathrop. As per the 1930 U.S. Census, the family lived in Harrison, NY. As per the 1940 U.S. Census, Robert was single, living with his parents in Harrison and working as a gardner with his father at a private estate. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp on August 18, 1941 in New York City as a Private. No other information is available on his service.
He married Natalie Boreman on June 7, 1944 in Valhalla, NY. They had a son and a daughter. No other information is available on his post-war life. He died on April 27, 1994 in White Plains, NY.
U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-46. Army serial #12032395. U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.