John "Jack" Henry Gangl

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  • Name: John "Jack" Henry Gangl
  • Location of Birth: St. Martin, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 17, 1894
  • Date of Death: August 22, 1969 (74 years old)
  • Parents: Michael Gangl and Anna (Schneider) Gangl
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: July 22, 1918 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: April 5, 1919 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    John served with Company L, Third Infantry.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Jack had been a resident of Nashwauk, Minnesota for the past 28 years.

    Jack married Rose Tschida on May 3, 1921.

    He had been employed as a mechanic by the Hanna Mining Company until is retirement.

    Jack was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, and the American Legion and VFW Posts of Nashwauk.

    Survivors are his wife, Rose; two sons, Austin and Kenneth; four daughters, Miss Genevieve Gangl, Mrs. Emory (Irene) Menozzi, Mrs. Jack (Delaine) Shea; and Mrs. Dale (Eunice) Plagemann; two brothers, Christ and Steve; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

    Jack died at the Veterans Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at Hibbing, Minnesota.

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