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Republic_12_Mar_1942 - M fl C D Q fi M TH HI1ULHOUI1 I U BE AIR WARDEN...
M fl C D Q fi M TH HI1ULHOUI1 I U BE AIR WARDEN Elizabethtown War Veteran Is Appointed to County Post by Amick. Floyd Anderson of Elizabeth-town, a veteran of two wars, today was appointed county air raid warden by Marion H: Amick, , , council. Mr. Anderson accepted and said he would start at once form- a county-wide organization. He also plans to attend, a pcho1 for : alr rald warden ln" ' structors to be held March 27-29 ln ult- i.ulci ... .....h Mr. Anderson was born in and has spent all life there with the exception vear he retired. nas always been active and in patriotic movements, said his selection of Anderson was based partlv his instructions to select a of time in military service, hrst in the Spanish-American war, then at the Mexican border in 191H, and finally in the first World war. He organized old Company H here in 1917 and was first-lieutenant in it. He later was commander of Battery D of the 139th Field Artfllery at Camp Shelby and overseas. ; He was captain of the first national guard unit formed here after the war. Mr. Anderson was a rural mail carrier oiit of the Elizabethtown pnstnffice from 1902 to-'l934, in man with the following qualifica-; tions : ! Ability to acquire readily the i intensive training at the state 'air -warden instructors school; lability to teach what be has learned; energy, time and will- i i to return home and or ganize and instruct the volun-can tecrs for this activity. ,

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  1. The Republic,
  2. 12 Mar 1942, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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