Kaufman

Harry L. Kaufman

Staff Sergeant (Radioman)

Born: 28 September 1921; Lansing, Iowa
Education: B.S., University of Iowa (1948)
Entered Marine Corps: 11 February 1942; Lansing, Iowa
Service #: 375476

Summary: Attended aviation Class "A" Radioman School at Jacksonville, Florida prior to joining VMF-112. Following service with VMF-112, was transferred to MAG-25 on 4 July 1943 and attended navigation school. Navigator with VMJ-253 until May 1944. After short stay in the States, returned to Asiatic-Pacific Theater and served on Guam as a navigator with VMR-252. Discharged 29 November 1945. Personal military awards include the Navy Commendation Medal and Presidential Unit Citation. Following the war, attended University of Iowa on the GI Bill where he was awarded a B.S. degree in chemical engineering. Worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Ohio and Nebraska, followed by employment with Union Carbide nuclear fuels plant (K-25) at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Final employment prior to retirement was as manager of engineering at Babcock and Wilcox in Pennsylvania.

Current Address:

Harry L. Kaufman
1008 Maple Circle
Hastings, MI 49058
(616) 945-0866
harryvi@iserv.net 

Wife:
Viola B. Kaufman

Son:
Gary George Kaufman
1561 Oxford Court
Gallatin, TN 37066

Daughter:
Nancy Jane Marks
900 Arthur Court
Hastings, MI 49058