Historical Notes Born in El Paso, Texas, Gilbert Granados lived in Hicksville, Long Island, with his wife, Teresa, and their two teenage daughters. He was a U.S. Coast Guard reservist whose military bent showed in his hobbies: reading Tom Clancy novels and studying the Civil War. Gilbert was a loss control consultant at Aon Corporation. On September 11, he was at work on the South Tower’s 98th floor. He was 51 years old.
Curator's Comment Gilbert Franco Granados received this flag when he was an Ensign in the Coast Guard HIDE