Floyd Arthur Cook

Army Badge
  • Name: Floyd Arthur Cook
  • Location of Birth: Newfolden, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 30, 1916
  • Date of Death: July 9, 1982
  • Parents: Frank Cook & Emelia (Haarstad) Cook
  • High School and Class: 1934 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank:
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: May 20, 1943
  • Place Sworn In: Camp Shelby, Mississippi
  • Date of Discharge: February 12, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Floyd Arthur Cook
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Birth Date: January 30, 1916
    Birth Place: Newfolden, Marshall, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Interstate Iron Co., Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 173
    Height: 6
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Frank A. Cook, father, Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota

    WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name: Floyd A. Cook
    Birth Year: 1916
    Race: White
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    State of Residence: Minnesota
    County or City: Itasca
    Enlistment Date: May 13, 1943
    Enlistment State: Mississippi
    Enlistment City: Camp Shelby
    Branch: No branch assignment
    Branch Code: No branch assignment
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (enlisted men)
    Source: Civil life
    Education: 3 years college
    Civil Occupation: Teachers (secondary school) and principals)
    Marital status: Married
    Height: 24 [no original to verify this number]
    Weight: 111 [no original to verify this number]

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Floyd Cook died in Colorado.

  • Tribal Affiliation(s):