James Samuel Bevins

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  • Name: James Samuel Bevins
  • Location of Birth: Sebeka, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1917
  • Date of Death: August 2, 1964 (46 years old)
  • Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bevins
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  • Highest Rank: S SGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Military Police Battalion
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  • Military Highlights:
    James served with Minnesota Company B in the 386th Military Police Battalion during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    News article from Grand Rapids Herald Review, dated August 3, 1964:
    "James S. Bervins, (sp) 46, senior custodian at the county courthouse, died Sunday 45 minutes after he arrived at Itasca Memorial hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Rowe funeral home."

    Survivors are his wife, Josephine; three daughters, Linda, Patricia and Debra; a son, Bradley, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bevins; three brothers, William, Raymond, and Kenneth; and four sisters, Mrs. Theodore Brorson, Mrs. Arden Johnson, Mrs. Loyal Omer, and Mrs. Vernon Sebade.

    Born at Sebeka, Minnesota, Mr. Bevins had been courthouse custodian in Grand Rapids, Minnesota for the past 12 years.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-B-04-0-5)

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