Kenneth H. Doig

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  • Name: Kenneth H. Doig
  • Location of Birth: Grand Marais, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 30, 1907
  • Date of Death: January 10, 1995 (87 years old)
  • Parents: Colin and Margaret Ann Doig
  • High School and Class: Virginia High School, Virginia, Minnesota
  • College: Junior College in Virginia, Minnesota
    Duluth State Teachers College, Duluth, Minnesota
    Superior State Teachers College, Superior, Wisconsin - Bachelor of Education
    Iowa University, Iowa - Masters of Arts Degree
  • Highest Rank: MAJ (Major)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Kenneth served in the United States Army as a commanding officer in the South Pacific during World War II. He also organized and commanded the first Army Reserve in Itasca County during the Korean Conflict.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Kenneth was an educator in Minnesota whose positions included principal of the St. Louis County Schools, Wilson School in Kinney, Minnesota, supervisor of Buhl Elementary School in Buhl, Minnesota; and director of elementary education in Grand Rapids, Minnesota for sixteen years.

    Kenneth was the author of a number of articles on elementary education.

    He had been a resident of Florida since the early 1960s when he was employed by the State Board of Alcoholism as a field representative for Dade and Monroe Counties. He was co-author of the Official State Resource Manual for Florida.

    Kenneth was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Lantana, Florida, the American Legion in Lake Worth, Florida, A.F.&A.M. in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and the National Retired Teachers Association.

    Kenneth is survived by several nieces and nephews.

    Kenneth is buried in Palm Beach Memorial Park in Lantana, Florida.

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