Bio: Thorson, Lt. Col. Marvin A. (Medial of Merit - 1964)




Surnames: Thorson


----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Wis.); 13 Feb 1964


(31 Mar 1924 - 1 Jun 1982)


Lt. Col. Marvin A. Thorson, son of Harry Thorson, Withee, has received the second highest military award from Minnesota.  The "Medal of Merit" was presented to him during ceremonies at the Wold-Chamberlain Airport at Minneapolis.  Lt. Co., Thorson has served since 1952 as commander of the Minneapolis 109th air-transport squadron.  He has now been appointed deputy commander for material.


 Family Notes


1940 Federal Census, Withee, Withee Village, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 10-44, family 27


Marvin Thorson, white, single, male
residence in 1935: Same House

Household Members
head Harry Thorson M 39 Wisconsin
wife Viola Thorson F 43 Wisconsin
son Marvin Thorson M 16 Wisconsin
daughter Maxine Thorson F 15 Wisconsin


Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946


Marvin A Thorson
name (original): Marvin A Thorson
event type: Military Service
event date: 27 May 1942
event place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
race: White
citizenship status: citizen
birth year: 1924
birthplace: Wisconsin
education level: 4 years of high school
civilian occupation: Actors and actresses
marital status: Single, without dependents
military rank: Private
army branch: Air Corps
army component: Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)
source reference: Civil Life
serial number: 16089157


Obit: Thorson, Marvin A. (1924 - 1882)


Social Security Death Index


Marvin Thorson, 58 yrs.

Birth date: 31 Mar 1924
Death date: 1 Jun 1882
Last residence: St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota 55119
Social Security #395-14-3350



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