Arthur Eide

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  • Name: Arthur Eide
  • Location of Birth: McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 7, 1894
  • Date of Death: August 17, 1962 (68 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Awards:
    Purple Heart

  • Military Highlights:
    Arthur served in France and was wounded in the Battle of St. Mihel.
    He served with Company H of the 359th Infantry.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Arthur came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota at the age of sixteen. He has been a resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota since 1910. Arthur worked for the Great Northern Railroad for thirty-one years. He retired in 1959.

    Arthur was a member of the Ponti-Peterson VFW Post.

    Survivors are his wife, Marian; a son, Robert; and four sisters, Mrs. Ed Jetland, Mrs. A. J. Levasseur, Mrs. Reuben Patnaude, and Mrs. Lydia Moore.

    Arthur died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-A-37-1-7)

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