Thomas Mathew Gagnon

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  • Name: Thomas Mathew Gagnon
  • Location of Birth: Grafton, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: September 25, 1930
  • Date of Death: May 2, 2000 (69 years old)
  • Parents: Eugene Albert Gagnon, Sr. and Josephine (Guertin) Gagnon
  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: North Dakota State in Fargo, North Dakota
  • Highest Rank: CAPT (Captain)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Thomas joined the Armed Forces and attended Chinese Language School in Monterey, California. He served in the Army Security Agency and was stationed in Taiwan (Formosa) as a Chinese interpreter.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Thomas formerly lived in Cohasset, Minnesota.

    He married Donna Gail Olson in 1959.

    Preceding him in death were his parents.

    He is survived by his wife, Donna; a daughter, Jeanette Suddarth; two grandsons; a brother, Eugene; and a sister, Mary Jo Gibbons.

    Thomas died at his home in Torrance, California and is buried in Wildwood Cemetery at Cohasset, Minnesota.

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