Sander Emanuel Sutherland

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  • Name: Sander Emanuel Sutherland
  • Location of Birth: Blackberry Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 19, 1896
  • Date of Death: April 21, 1959 (62 years old)
  • Parents: Nels and Katherine Sutherland
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  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: May 27, 1918
  • Place Sworn In: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: August 12, 1919
  • Place of Discharge: Camp Grant, Illinois
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    May 27, 1918 Inducted in Grand Rapids, Minnesota
    August 12, 1919 Honorable Discharge at Camp Grant, Illinois
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  • Military Highlights:
    Served in Company "B", 34th Engineers.
    Served in France from August 16, 1918 - August 5, 1919.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    When Sander enlisted, he was 21 years of age and by occupation a carpenter. He had blue eyes, brown hair, medium complexion, and was 6' in height. His enlistment record shows he sailed from the United States on August 16, 1918 and returned on August 5, 1919. He received an Honorable Discharge from the United Stares Army on August 12, 1919.

    From obituary in Duluth News Tribune, dated April 23, 1959:
    Surviving are his wife, Goldie; two daughters, Lorna Kuhn and Janice Sutherland; seven sons, Ervin, Arthur, Howard, Gerald, Lenard, Kermit, and Laurence; a sister, Mrs. Herman Johnson; a brother, George, and fifteen grandchildren.

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