Dr. Andrew Victor Grinley

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  • Name: Dr. Andrew Victor Grinley
  • Location of Birth: Portland, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: July 21, 1907
  • Date of Death: May 16, 2001 (93 years old)
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  • College: University of North Dakota
    Rush Medical School - University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Highest Rank: CAPT (Captain)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Andrew was a veteran of World War II serving as captain in the Army Medical Corps in England and France.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Andrew taught school in Thief River Falls, Minnesota after his graduation from the University of North Dakota.

    After his discharge, Andrew practiced medicine in Grand Rapids, Minnesota for 30 years.

    Since 1991, he had lived in Edina, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Marian; three daughters, Kathryn Hyduke, Jane Schmitt, and Mary Wollan; four grandchildren; and a sister, Anna Bates.

    Preceding him in death were his first wife, Ruby; three brothers and four sisters.

    Dr. Grinley died at Jones Harrison Residence and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (I-B-43-06)

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