Lawrence Julius Foix

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  • Name: Lawrence Julius Foix
  • Location of Birth: Benson, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 4, 1896
  • Date of Death: October 22, 1963 (67 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Lawrence entered the United States Army in 1917 and served with the Minnesota 558th Casual Company,

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Lawrence came to Spang Township, Itasca County, in 1906 and homesteaded. He returned to Hill City, Minnesota after his service to work in a general store and sawmill. He then went to Wendigo in Harris Township, Itasca County in 1921 and was married to Mary E. Urben in 1923.

    He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and World War I Veterans.

    Survivors are his wife, Mary; four sons, Rodney, Roger, Robert, and LeRoy; a daughter, Mrs. Calvin Leaf; a brother, Arthur; and twenty-seven grandchildren.

    Lawrence died at home and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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