Oliver Wyman Foster

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  • Name: Oliver Wyman Foster
  • Location of Birth: Verndale, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 5, 1896
  • Date of Death: September 8, 1959 (63 years old)
  • Parents: ? and Constance Foster
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Oliver served in Battery E, 331 Field Artillery of the United States Army.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Oliver has been a resident in the Cohasset and Grand Rapids, Minnesota area for the past 26 years.

    He has farmed, operated a store, and owned and operated a resort. Oliver was a member of the American Legion and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

    Survivors include his wife, Eleanor; his mother, Mrs. Constance Foster; two daughters, Mrs. James Covington and Mrs. Keith Gransinger; four brothers, Marion, Charles, Chester, and Arthur; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Oliver died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Wildwood Cemetery at Cohasset, Minnesota. (Plot p40e13)

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