Elvin Conrad Ellingson

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  • Name: Elvin Conrad Ellingson
  • Location of Birth: Crookston, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 21, 1895
  • Date of Death: January 6, 1963 (67 years old)
  • Parents: Edward Ellingson and Christine (Sandmoen) Ellingson
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Elvin was a member of the Blackhawk Division with the United States Army in France in World War I.


    He served with Company F, 311th Engineers

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Elvin was married to Hulda May Asp on November 26, 1922 and moved to Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1923. He was employed by the Blandin Paper Company as a power plant engineer for thirty-seven years before his retirement two years ago.

    Elvin was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reed Memorial Methodist Church, and the Blandin Quarter Century Club, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Survivors are his wife, Hulda; two sons, Elwood and Lee; two daughters, Mrs. Marcus Maynard and Mrs. John Anwiler, Jr.; eight grandchildren; four brothers; and five sisters.

    Elvin died of a heart attack while fishing at Red Lake. He is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-E-05-1-7)

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