John Sherman Orrison, 19171988 (aged 70 years)

Name
John Sherman /Orrison/
Birth
June 7, 1917 24 24
St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Latitude: 44.956242 Longitude: -93.073125
Address: St. John's Hospital
Note: Map location is approximate; the hospital has moved since 1917. See http://swedehollow.org/Photos/SwedeHollowWalkingTour/SwedeHollowWalkingTour.html (archived as PDF in Dropbox)
Baptism
Address: The Church of the Messiah
Birth of a sister
Census

1920 United States - Census transcript - John Israel Orrison - Household
St Paul Ward 9, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Orrison, John IheadM27MyesyesMinnesotaWisconsinNew JerseyIron WorkerBuilding constr.
Dreeke, Lillian EwifeF26MyesyesMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Orrison, John SsonM2SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Orrison, Louise JdaughterF1SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Dreeke, Elizabethsister in lawF19SnoyesyesMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesotaWaitress
Birth of a sister
Note: ToDo: Birth certificate found on http://people.mnhs.org/bci - name Lillie Ruth Orrison, Ramsey County, cert ID 1921-52964
Birth of a brother
Note: Funeral announcement said St. Paul, MN
Birth of a sister
Note: ToDo: Found on http://people.mnhs.org/bci/. Dakota county; middle name Dorothy
Census

1930 United States - Census transcript - John Israel Orrison - Household
Edgewater, Sawyer, Wisconsin, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
John Israel OrrisonheadM37M22MinnesotaWisconsinNew JerseyIron WorkerAuto Plant
Lillian Emilie DreekewifeF37M23MinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesotaRetail MerchantGroceries
John Sherman OrrisonsonM12SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Louise Josephine OrrisondaughterF11SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Lillie Ruth OrrisondaughterF9SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
David Charles OrrisonsonM7SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Margaret Dorothy OrrisondaughterF5SMinnesotaMinnesotaMinnesota
Birth of a sister
Death of a paternal grandmother
Census

1940 United States - Census transcript - John Israel Orrison - Household
Township 53 Range 24, Itasca, Minnesota, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
John Israel OrrisonheadM47M23MinnesotaFarmerFarm
Lillian Emilie DreekewifeF47M22Minnesota
John Sherman OrrisonsonM22S28MinnesotaFarmerFarm
Louise Josephine Orrisonyounger sisterF21SMinnesotaHouseworkHome
Lillie Ruth Orrisonyounger sisterF19S24Minnesota
David Charles Orrisonyounger brotherM17S30Minnesota
Margaret Dorothy Orrisonyounger sisterF15M21Minnesota
Naomi Jean Orrisonyounger sisterF3S21Minnesota
Death of a paternal grandfather
Death of a paternal grandfather
Occupation
between 1942 and 1980 (aged 62 years)
Employer: Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company
Address: Canisteo Mine
Note: Started just before he joined the Army, they held his position until he returned. He was a Foreman for many years, and a Repairman for a few.
Photo
August 1942 (aged 25 years)
Milit-Beg
1942 (aged 24 years)
Note: Enlisted in the Army, became a Sergeant almost from the beginning.
Photo
August 1944 (aged 27 years)
Occupation
Sergeant 17048399 (Iron Worker)
August 11, 1945 (aged 28 years)
Employer: U.S. Army
Residence
between 1945 and 1956 (aged 38 years)
Note: Dad bought the house (40 acres on Clearwater Lake) while he was in the Army. Sent the money for payments to his mother.
Milit-End
May 1946 (aged 28 years)
Note: Honorably discharged from the Army
Birth of a daughter
Residence
March 1956 (aged 38 years)
Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Latitude: 47.242867 Longitude: -93.531793
Address: 935 2nd Ave NW
Death of a maternal grandfather
Cause: Arteriosclerotic heart disease
Burial of a maternal grandfather
Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery
Death of a father
Burial of a father
Anecdote
Note: Installed as Warder, Jephtah Chapter OES
Death of a mother
Note: Cause of Death: Cancer
Burial of a mother
Note: Alfred Garner was also a bearer, I don't know who he was.
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"some smile" (1925?)
"some smile" (1925?)
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John Orrison boxing at Fort William D. Davis, Panama, 1940s
John Orrison boxing at Fort William D. Davis, Panama, 1940s
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John S. Orrison, 1944
John S. Orrison, 1944
John S. Orrison, 1944
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Private
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Private
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Grace and John Orrison, 1963
Grace and John Orrison, 1963
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Grandma and Grandpa Orrison's 50th Wedding Anniversary (25 November 1965)
Grandma and Grandpa Orrison's 50th Wedding Anniversary (25 November 1965)
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Grandma Orrison and her kids, 1972
Grandma Orrison and her kids, 1972
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John S. Orrison on Pokegama Lake, 1981
John S. Orrison on Pokegama Lake, 1981
John S. Orrison on Pokegama Lake, 1981
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John and Grace Orrison, 1987
John and Grace Orrison, 1987
John and Grace Orrison, 1987
Death
Note: around 7:30am

around 7:30am
Cause of Death: Emphysema from smoking and welding

Burial
May 29, 1988 (1 month after death)
Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Latitude: 47.557335 Longitude: -93.654274
Cemetery: North Star Lake Campground
Note: He was cremated, and the four of us buried his ashes at North Star Lake Campground, north of Grand Rapids, MN. (Between sites 33 and 34.)
Military
December 27, 2016 (28 years after death)
Note: DD Form 214 (?) requested from eVetRecs

DD Form 214 (?) requested from eVetRecs
Signature verification form posted

Note

Drivers License #O-625-429-765-427

Family with parents
father
18921969
Birth: July 14, 1892 27 17 Annandale, Wright, MN, USA
Death: November 18, 1969Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
mother
18931978
Birth: February 16, 1893 23 23 Winona, Winona, MN, USA
Death: November 3, 1978Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Marriage MarriageNovember 25, 1915
19 months
himself
19171988
Birth: June 7, 1917 24 24 St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: April 20, 1988Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
19 months
younger sister
19182012
Birth: December 20, 1918 26 25 St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: May 2, 2012
2 years
younger sister
19212014
Birth: March 28, 1921 28 28
Death: May 19, 2014
2 years
younger brother
19232005
Birth: March 4, 1923 30 30 Iron River, Bayfield, WI, USA
Death: January 11, 2005Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
2 years
younger sister
19252006
Birth: March 1, 1925 32 32 Dakota, MN, USA
Death: November 27, 2006
12 years
younger sister
19362009
Birth: August 22, 1936 44 43 Goodridge, Pennington, MN, USA
Death: March 19, 2009Bemidji, Beltrami, MN, USA
Family with Grace Casson
himself
19171988
Birth: June 7, 1917 24 24 St. John's Hospital, St. Paul, Ramsey, MN, USA
Death: April 20, 1988Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
wife
19202015
Birth: October 23, 1920 31 26 10 Church Road, Orrell, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Death: November 25, 2015Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
son
Private
daughter
19502016
Birth: October 16, 1950 33 29 Grand Rapids, Itasca, MN, USA
Death: October 31, 2016East Grand Forks, Polk, MN, USA
son
Private
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Baptism
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Death
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