Zade Morgan Cochran

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  • Name: Zade Morgan Cochran
  • Location of Birth: Bigfork, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 26, 1920
  • Date of Death: July 19, 1995 (73 years old)
  • Parents: Zade A. Cochran and Edith (Swanson) Cochran
  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
  • Date Sworn In: November 27, 1941 (Enlistment Date #1), February 21, 1948 (Enlistment Date #2)
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  • Date of Discharge: October 3, 1945 (Discharge Date #1), February 28, 1953 (Discharge Date #2)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Zade served in the China-Burma-India Theater. He retired from military service in the mid-1960s.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Zade Morgan Cochran
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: October 26, 1920
    Birth Place: Bigfork, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 8, 1945
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: None
    Height: 5' 10"
    Weight: 158
    Complexion: Light
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: Mrs. C. A. Cochran (mother)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Zade moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1967.

    He is survived by two sons, David and Edward; four sisters, Grace Axness, Ruby LaCroix, Arlos Rasenor, and Eileen Risse; two brothers, Levi and Edward "Bill"; and two grandsons.

    Zade died at Queen Care Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-15-0-6)

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