Charles Frederick Young

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  • Name: Charles Frederick Young
  • Location of Birth: Yankton, South Dakota
  • Date of Birth: October 16, 1915
  • Date of Death: April 17, 1990 (74 years old)
  • Parents: Charles W. Young and Alverda M. (Pond) Young
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: July 30, 1945
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  • Date of Discharge: November 3, 1945
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    Information from New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957:
    Port of Departure: Santa Maria, Azores
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York, USA
    Ship Name: Hannis Taylor

    Information from United States World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Charles Fredrick Young
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 25
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: October 16, 1915
    Birth Place: Yankton, South Dakota
    Residence Place: Ball Club, Cass County, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Ball Club, Cass County, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: W P A Project
    Place of Employment or Business: Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
    Weight: 150
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Height: 5'10"
    Next of Kin: Florence J. Young
    Household Members: Charles Fredrick Young
    Relationship: Self (Head)
    Household Members: Florence J. Young
    Relationship: Wife

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  • Civilian Life:
    Charles was raised in Yankton, South Dakota and then lived for many years in Floodwood, Minnesota where he built and operated the Apco Truck Stop and Trucking Company from 1962 to 1983, when he retired.

    Charles was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota

    Surviving relatives include his wife, Audrey; sons Fred, Gene, Daniel, Tim, Tom, and Bob; daughters Beverly Hujanen, Julie Anderson, Mary Hayden, and Linda Shuster; step-sons Bill Martin and Scott Martin, forty-five grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

    Charles died in St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota.

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