Alexander Joseph Carno

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  • Name: Alexander Joseph Carno
  • Location of Birth: Polk County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 28, 1890
  • Date of Death: May 5, 1976 (86 years old)
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    Alexander was a Military Policeman in the Army in World War I.

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    World War I

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

    He married Cathrin 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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