Alexander Joseph Carno

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  • Name: Alexander Joseph Carno
  • Location of Birth: Fosston, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 28, 1890
  • Date of Death: May 5, 1976 (86 years old)
  • Parents: Owen Carno and Leah (Guathier) Carno
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: March 26, 1918 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: February 21, 1919 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Alexander was a Military Policeman in the Army in World War I.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
    Name: Alexander Joseph Carno
    Gender: Male
    Age: 52
    Birth Date: January 28, 1890
    Birth Place: Fosston, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: About 1942
    Military Draft Date: 1942
    Employee: Village of Grand Rapids, Minnesota
    Height: 5' 11"
    Weight: 220
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Hair Color: Red
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Katherine Carno
    Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: operation scar on right and left abdomen

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Alexander came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota with his family in 1910.

    He married Katherine Stancyzk at Stevens Point, Wisconsin on November 26, 1919, after his discharge from the Army.

    Alexander was a former Grand Rapids, Minnesota police chief and justice of the peace. Alexander worked for Danube Mine until his retirement in 1955.

    He had been a resident of the Itasca Nursing Home for the past three years. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, the McVeigh-Dunn American Legion Post, and was a member of the Old Settlers Association.

    Survivors are his wife, Cathrin; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Betts, Mrs. Jeanette Kling, and Mrs. Ione Kriesel; and a grand-niece, Mary Jane Shields.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-C-03-14)

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