Fonda Family Genealogy

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  • ID: ind13086
  • Name: Albert Neir BROWN
  • Given Name: Albert Neir
  • Surname: Brown
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 OCT 1905 in North Platte, NE
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  • Death: 14 AUG 2011
  • Age: 105y 9m 21d in Nashville, IL
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  • Burial: Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL
  • Note: b. North Platte, NE; 1910 US Federal Census, North Platte Ward 1, Lincoln Co., NE; 1920 US Federal Census, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA (step-son of Howard & Ida Graham); 1930 US Federal Census, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA (Occupation: Dentist - General Practice); 1927 graduate of the Creighton University Dental School in Omaha; res. Pinckneyville, IL; d. Nashville, IL; bur. Mueller Hill Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL; [Subject of the book, "Forsaken Heroes of the Pacific War: One Man?s True Story" written by Don Morrow - Major Albert Neir Brown, U.S. Army, Ret. is the nation?s oldest confirmed living World War II veteran as well as the oldest confirmed survivor of the infamous Bataan Death March - one of the greatest atrocities of the war.]; [Until his death this morning in a Nashville, Illinois nursing home, he was not only the oldest living survivor of the Bataan Death March, but was the oldest living American Veteran of WW ll. He was also the only godchild of Buffalo Bill Cody. The retired dentist and U.S. Army Major had resided at the Friendship Manor Nursing Home for the past year. Doc Brown was born on October 24, 1905, in North Platte, Nebraska. Don Morrow and Kevin Moore ? Authors of: "Forsaken Heroes of The Pacific War ? One Man?s True Story"]; [World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946 - Name: Albert N Brown, Race: White, Residence state: Iowa, Report Date: 7 May 1942, Latest Report Date: 21 Sep 1945, Grade: Captain or Asst. superintendent of nurses or Asst. director of nurses or Chief dietitian or Chief physical therapy aide, Grade Notes: Captain or Lieutenant, Service Branch: Army, Arm or Service: Dental Corps, Arm or Service Code: Dental Corps, Area Served: Southwest Pacific Theatre: Philippine Islands, Detaining Country: Japan, Camp: Hakodate POW Camp-Babai - Machi Hokkaido Island 41-140, Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated, Report Source: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.]>> <<

    Father: Albert BROWN b: 07 APR 1877 in Iowa
    Mother: Ida Fonda NEIR b: 23 SEP 1882 in Illinois

    Marriage 1 Helen F. JOHNSON b: 1905 in Kansas
    • Married: 15 APR 1925 in Logan, IA
    • Note: m. Logan, IA
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