Uno Mathew Point

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  • Name: Uno Mathew Point
  • Location of Birth: Trout Lake Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 16, 1916
  • Date of Death: May 20, 1985 (69 years old)
  • Parents: Helmer Point & Hilma (Lassila) Point
  • High School and Class:
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: S SGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: April 17, 1941
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: January 7, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:
    Purple Heart
    4 Bronze Stars in the European Theater

  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Uno Mathew Point
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Birth Date: February 16, 1916
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Taconite, Itasca, Minnesota, Usa
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Balkan Mining Co., Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 185
    Height: 6-1
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Helmer Point, mother, Taconite, Itasca, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Uno was raised and attended schools in Taconite, Minnesota.

    He worked most of his life as an iron worker in the construction industry and was the original owner of the Country House in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He was a member of the Carmel Lutheran Church in Ball Bluff, Minnesota; Itasca Lodge #208, Grand Rapids Eagles Club; and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Uno died on May 20, 1985 at Aitkin, Minnesota.

    Survivors are his wife, Ethel; one daughter, Tina Madden; three sons, Lester Hogan, Thomas Hogan, and Tim Point; two sisters, Elma Laine and Violet Neils; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    Buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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