Fred Frank Elias

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  • Name: Fred Frank Elias
  • Location of Birth: Virginia, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 3, 1914
  • Date of Death: January 12, 1987 (72 years old)
  • Parents: John Elias and Barbara (Houdak) Elias
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: September 16, 1940 (Registration Date)
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    Information from World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Fred Frank Elias
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 26
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: May 3, 1914
    Birth Place: Virginia, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Virginia, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: September 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Virginia, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: None
    Weight: 160
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Height: 5' 7"
    Next of Kin: John Elias
    Household Members: Fred Frank Elias
    Relationship: Self (Head)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Fred resided in Virginia, Minnesota where he resided until he was drafted into the United States Army during World War II. Upon his return to civilian life, he managed apartment complexes in Chicago, Illinois until his retirement.

    Fred is survived by a daughter, Mary Elias; a sister, Mrs. John (Anna) Dasovich; and two brothers, Frank and John.

    Upon retirement in 1979, Fred resided in the Trout Lake area and Warba in Itasca County for two years.

    Fred passed away from surgical complications in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He is buried in All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum in Des Plaines, Illinois. There is no grave photo. (Grave 7, Lot 52, Block 15, Section 41)

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