Harold George Aiton

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  • Name: Harold George Aiton
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 11, 1906
  • Date of Death: June 17, 1983 (76 years old)
  • Parents: John Aiton and Cora (Kremer) Aiton
  • High School and Class: 1923 - Grand Rapids Senior High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: University of Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling - St. Paul, Minnesota
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Harold G. Aiton
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 34
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: August 11, 1906
    Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Farm Security Administration
    Height: 5' 7"
    Weight: 170
    Complexion: Light
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: Harold G. Aiton

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Harold farmed in the area west of Cohasset, Minnesota and served with the United States government until his retirement in 1968.

    Harold was past president of the Grand Rapids Rotary Club and a past commander of the McVeigh-Dunn Post 1720, American Legion, all in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Ruth; one son, John; and one brother, Edward.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-A-31-2-0)

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