James C. Gibney

2021-08-07T10:07:20-05:00
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  • Name: James C. Gibney
  • Location of Birth: Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 25, 1920
  • Date of Death: December 29, 1973 (53 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information from a List of Nonenlisted Passengers of USS LST 561 indicates that James sailed from Naples, Italy to an unknown destination on August 12, 1944.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    James had lived in this area since 1942.

    He married Louise Pemus in Renton, Washington on August 30, 1941.

    James worked for the Hanna Mining Company until 1953 when he went to work for the Blandin Paper Company.

    Survivors include his wife, Louise; two daughters, Mrs. William Huntington and Mrs. Max Geisdorf; one brother, John; one sister, Mrs. Marion Edwards; and four grandchildren.

    James is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-36-24)

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