Army Badge
  • Name: Marvin Daniel Lox
  • Location of Birth: Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 2, 1919
  • Date of Death: April 5, 1995
  • Parents: Edward Lox and Eva (Burns) Lox
  • High School and Class: 1937 Central High School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank:
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Army National Guard
  • Date Sworn In: July 3, 1940
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: July 13, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Name: Marvin D. Lox
    Race: White
    Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single)
    Rank: Private
    Birth Year: 1919
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Hennepin, Minnesota
    Education: 4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation: Soldiers, sailors, marines, and coast guards, n.e.c.
    Enlistment Date: July 3, 1940
    Branch: Air corps
    Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
    Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, within 3 months of Discharge or former WAAC Auxiliary
    Height: 71
    Weight: 146

    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Marvin Daniel Lox
    Race: White
    Age: 26
    Birth Date: February 2, 1919
    Birth Place: Bemidji, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: July 4, 1945 (after discharge from service)
    Employer: -----
    Weight: 145
    Height: 5-11
    Complexion: Dark
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Wm. D. Hayes, mother, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota

    Marvin Lox joined the Army National Guard in 1937 and was stationed at Fort Snelling. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1941 and served in North Africa and Italy during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Marvin Lox married June Kathryn Russell in Iowa in 1940. He went to work for the U.S. Post Office in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1950. He retired in 1971 and moved to Bigfork, Minnesota. He was a member of the Bigfork VFW Post 1764 and the Grand Rapids Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2469.

    Marvin died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, June; two sons, William and Daniel; a daughter, Carol Keske; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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