Vincent Dean Garlough

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  • Name: Vincent Dean Garlough
  • Location of Birth: Calumet, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 16, 1926
  • Date of Death: April 12, 2006 (79 years old)
  • Parents: Wallace Carlton Garlough, Sr. & Leone Hauck Garlough
  • High School and Class: 1944 - Greenway High School, Coleraine Minnesota
  • College: Itasca Community College, Coleraine Minnesota
    1951 graduated from University of Duluth, Duluth Minnesota
    received Batchelor of Arts from Bemidji State University, Bemidji Minnesota
    1961 Master's Degree Bemidji State University, Bemidji Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: MM3 (Machinist Mate 3rd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
  • Other Branch: Sea Bees
  • Date Sworn In: June 3, 1944
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: June 9, 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: MN
    Name: Vincent Dean Garlough
    Race: White
    Age: 20
    Birth Date: June 16 1926
    Birth Place: Calumet MN
    Residence Place: Calumet MN
    Registration Date: June 17 1946
    Weight: 171
    Height: 5’9”
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Wallace G Garlough

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Grand Rapids Herald Review April 16, 2006
    Vincent Dean Garlough, age 79, of Cohasset, died April 12, 2006 at Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital, Grand Rapids Minnesota. Vincent was born on June 16, 1926 in Calumet to Wallace Sr. and Leone Hauck Garlough. He grew up and attended schools in the area, graduating from Greenway High School in 1944 and then joined the U.S. Navy serving with the Sea Bees. Vincent later went to Itasca Community College and graduated in 1951 from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Bemidji State University. In 1961, he received his master’s degree from Bemidji State University. Vincent worked overseas for six years and taught school as a biology teacher at Los Angeles Unified School District from 1963 through 1988 at which time he retired. Vincent returned to the area in 1990. Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, John Garlough. He is survived by two brothers, Wallace C. Jr. (Faye) and Gary (Joan), nieces and nephews.

    No services were held per his wishes. Burial was in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-E-12-0-4)

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