Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives:
Representative from Iowa; born on a farm near Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, January 12, 1892; educated in rural schools and Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota; was graduated from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, in 1917; pursued graduate work at University of Minnesota, Boston University, Emerson College, and University of Chicago; during the First World War served in the United States Navy 1917-1919; teacher and superintendent of schools, Rugby and Rolette, North Dakota, in 1919 and 1920; teacher in Luther Academy, Albert Lea, Minnesota, in 1920 and 1921; professor of economics, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1921-1938; treasurer of Luther College 1932-1938; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1959); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 to the Eighty-sixth Congress; assistant administrator for program policy of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, Washington, D.C., from February 2, 1959, to February 19, 1961; resided in Chevy Chase, Md., until his death in Washington, D.C., March 14, 1969; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.
TALLE, HENRY O
- ENSIGN USNRF
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 01/12/1892
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/14/1969
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/18/1969
- BURIED AT: SECTION 17 SITE 23135-F
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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