Minnesota Discovery Center

Eugene Alfred Scaia, None

rank:Petty Officer
serial number:5838537
location:Served on the destroyers USS John W. Thompson (DD 760) and USS Cory (DD 817).
enlistment date:Aug. 30, 1961
place enlisted:Hibbing, MN
discharge date:Sept. 13, 1965
place discharged:Norfolk, VA
history:"Bay of Pigs" invasion - 1962; Santa Domingo crisis - 1963; and served on recovery ship, USS Cory, when John Glenn orbited the earth - 1963-64.
service documents:COPY: DD-214
references:American Legion, Press-Lloyd Post No. 247 (Chisholm, Minn.) Records. Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm, Minnesota.

Personal Information

date of birth:Jan. 9, 1943
birth place:Chisholm, MN
home town:Chisholm, MN
date of death:None
father:Liezerie Scaia
mother:Kathryn Scaia (nee Maurin)
siblings:Evelyn Saccoman William Scaia
school:Chisholm High School

Last update: 5/16/2017