Howard Owen Bullock

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  • Name: Howard Owen Bullock
  • Location of Birth: Richville, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 20, 1917
  • Date of Death: May 1, 1999 (82 years old)
  • Parents: Elmer Bullock and Eva (Baker) Bullock
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  • Highest Rank: TEC 4 (Technical 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: May 4, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: December 9, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Howard Owen Bullock
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 23
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: February 20, 1917
    Birth Place: Dead Lake Otter Tail, Richville, Minnesota
    Residence Place: Effie, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Effie, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Height: 5' 11"
    Weight: 180
    Complexion: Light Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: Elmer Owen Bullock (father)
    Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: mole on left temple

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Howard lived in the Effie, Bigfork, and Grand Rapids, Minnesota area.

    He worked as a lumberjack, a truck driver at the Tioga Mine, as the Itasca County Fairgrounds caretaker, and as a self-employed carpenter.

    He was a member of the Ponti-Peterson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Howard is survived by six daughters, Mary Shane, Eva Lewis, Linda VanDoren, Carol VanDoren, Sue Adams, and Alice Miller; a son, Howard, Jr.; special friend, Gladys Bunes; five sisters, Marian Peacore, Evelyn Lund, Pearl McMullen, Bertha Klennert, and Beverly Talonen; seventeen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-D-09-1-5)

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