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  • Name: George Alfred Anderson
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 11, 1910
  • Date of Death: November 6, 1994
  • Parents: Alfred Anderson & Alma (Parviainen) Anderson
  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: George Alfred Anderson
    Race: White
    Age: 29
    Birth Date: December 11, 1910
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Balkan Mining Company, Danube Mine, Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 150
    Height: 5-11
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Brown
    Other characteristic: Broken second finger on right hand
    Next of Kin: Alma Ferm, mother, R.F.D. #1, Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    George Anderson married Esther Makela in Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1944. He had been a barber in the Bovey, Minnesota area and also worked for the Danube Mining Co. He had been a resident of the Minneapolis area since 1941 and a flight engineer for Northwest Airlines for 33 years, retiring in 1972. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 19 AF&AM in Minneapolis and had been very active in the Senior Citizens.

    George died in Edina, Minnesota and is buried in Trout Lake Community Cemetery, Bovey, Minnesota (Block 7, Lot 31). He is survived by his wife, Esther Anderson; two brothers, Archie Anderson and Uno Anderson; and a sister, Laila Tuomi..

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