Army Badge
  • Name: Harvey Oliver Menard
  • Location of Birth: Nashwauk, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 23, 1920
  • Date of Death: December 16, 2005
  • Parents: Leonard Menard & Ida (Lundstrom) Menard
  • High School and Class: Nashwauk High School, Nashwauk, Minnesota
  • College: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota - engineering degree
  • Highest Rank: CAPTAIN
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Harvey Oliver Menard
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: August 23, 1920
    Birth Place: Nashwauk, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Nashwauk, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: February 14, 1942
    Employer: Butler Bros., Cooley, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 135
    Height: 5-3
    Complexion: Light brown
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Black
    Other characteristic: Scar on right of chin
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Ida Menard, Nashwauk, Minnesota

    Harvey served in the European Theater during World War II.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Harvey Menard was employed in the mines by Reserve Mining Company and Hibbing Taconite. He married Margaret Beaton in 1945.

    Harvey died in Two Harbors, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing, Minnesota (Block 6, Lot 243, Grave 2 E 1/2). He is survived by his daughters: Mary (John) Hubbard, Kathryn (Gary Oxman) Menard, Margaret J. Menard, Jane (Peter) Borgren, and Teresa Davis; thirteen grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Margaret.

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