George Edward Connolly

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  • Name: George Edward Connolly
  • Location of Birth: Sauk Centre, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 12, 1889
  • Date of Death: May 9, 1957 (67 years old)
  • Parents: John Connolly and Julia (Davin) Connolly
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  • Highest Rank: SUP SGT (Supply Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    George served in Battery A, 37th Field Artillery Brigade - Coast Artillery Command.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    George and his family have been residents in the Blackberry community in Itasca County, Minnesota sixteen years.

    George married Dorothea (Hoffarth) Sladek.

    He was retired by the Oliver Iron Mining Division in 1954.

    George was a member of the Freeman-Blakesley American Legion Post at Warba, Minnesota. Members of that post extended military honors at the burial. He also was a member of Itasca Council Knights of Columbus.

    Survivors include his wife, Dorothea; three daughters, Mrs. Edith (Ralph) Sutherland, Miss Dorothea Connolly, and Miss Patricia Connolly; four sons, Claude, David, James, and Hugh.

    George died in Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-43-3-2)

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