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John Edward Maloney, None

conflict:World War II
rank:TEC 4
serial number:
location:French Guiana, Guyana, Surinam, & Trinidad and Tobago.
enlistment date:April 3, 1943
place enlisted:
discharge date:Dec. 23, 1946
place discharged:
history:Born in Alborn; lived in Taconite until late junior high, then moved to Chisholm; father worked for railroad as a ticket agent; graduated from Chisholm High; enrolled for two years at Hibbing Junior College, then transferred to St. Cloud State; with a few credits remaining and credit given for enlisting in the Army, he was assigned to military work in northern South America; worked as a lab tech and in the Coca Cola plant in South America while in the Army; after honorable discharge, enrolled in graduate school at the University of Minnesota; master's degree in biological sciences; worked for 30 years for the Department of Natural Resources; lived in the Brainerd, Nisswa, and Pequot Lakes areas after graduation.
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Personal Information

date of birth:Nov. 22, 1920
birth place:Alborn, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:Feb. 26, 2003
father:Andrew Michael Maloney
mother:Helen Edith Maloney (nee Ryan)
siblings:James Maloney; Eleanor Maloney Featherstone; Helen Maloney; Patricia Ryan Maloney Markun; Paul William Maloney.
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 10/05/2017