John "Jack" Cameron Finlay

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  • Name: John "Jack" Cameron Finlay
  • Location of Birth: Broderick, California
  • Date of Birth: February 17, 1922
  • Date of Death: May 23, 1989 (67 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: ACOM (Aviation Chief Ordnanceman)
  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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    Jack was a resident in the Bovey, Minnesota area for 30 years.

    He worked for J & L Mining Company for 14 years and then worked for Iron Range Township as sexton and caretaker of Lakeview Cemetery for 16 years, until his retirement in 1987.

    Jack was a member of Athens Lodge No. 228 A.F. & A.M. of Davis, California. He was also a member of American Legion Post #301 of Taconite, Minnesota.

    Jack is survived by his wife, Bonnie; one son, Leigh; one brother, Robert; one sister, Betty Lewis; and two granddaughters.

    He was preceded in death by a son, Robert M. Finlay on December 1, 1979.

    Jack died at his home in Iron Range Township (rural Bovey) and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota. (Block 146)

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