Roger Emmanuel Enstrom

Air Force Badge
  • Name: Roger Emmanuel Enstrom
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, MN
  • Date of Birth: September 30, 1907, Bovey Minnesota
  • Date of Death: May 5, 1994, Bovey Minnesota
  • Parents: Eric Enstrom & Esther (Peterson) Enstrom
  • High School and Class: 1937 Greenway High School, Coleraine MN
  • College: Itasca Junior College, Coleraine, MN
    Clarence White School of Photography, New York City, NY
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Branch: Air Force
  • Other Branch: Photo Division
  • Date Sworn In: June 1, 1942
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis MN
  • Date of Discharge: September 9, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    Served with the Photo Division in the South Pacific
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    State: MN
    Name: Roger Emmanuel Enstrom
    Race: White
    Age: 33
    Birth Date: September 30, 1907
    Birth Place: Bovey Minnesota
    Residence Place: Bovey MN
    Registration Date: Bovey MN
    Employer: Arthur Iron Mining Company
    Weight: 170
    Height: 5’11”
    Complexion: light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blond
    Next of Kin: Esther Enstrom, mother

    In WWII, he served with US Army Air Corps photo division in the South Pacific.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Roger served several years in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Itasca County
    He was employed by the Great Northern Ore Properties in Marble MN
    He operated Enstrom Studio in Bovey Mn until he retired in 1972
    He was a member of the Professional Photographers Association,
    American Legion Post 60
    His first wife Margaret passed in 1947 survived by his present wife Fern. Roger is buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine Minnesota (Block 34)

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