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PVT Harold Eugene "Gene" Curran, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1925
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1992
Cass County
Missouri, USA

"Gene" appears on these two Censuses with his parents:
1930> Missouri> Jackson
h> Robt D Curran, 32y b.KS
..occ: Shipping Clerk/Feed Mill
..* Veteran-No *
w> Effie, 33y b.KS
d> Roberta, 12y b.KS
s> Warren, 7y b.KS
s> Eugene, 5y b.KS
s> DeWayne, 3y b.KS
s> Robt Keith, 5mos b.MO
residence: 1646 Jackson Avenue, KC MO

1940> Kansas> Wyandotte
h> Robert D Curran, 41y b.KS, G8
..occupation: Warehouse Manager/Feed Mill
w> Effie, 43y b.KS, G8
s> Warren, 18y b.KS, H-3
s> Eugene, 15y b.KS, G8
s> DeWayne, 13y b.KS, G5
s> Robert, 10y b.MO, G3
s> Dale, 8y b.MO, G1
d> Carol V, 4y b.KS
lodger> Harry R Kratzer, 2y b.KS
residence in 1935 (all but last two):
same place
residence: 3094 N 22nd [Street], KCK

Gene married Catherine Copp in 1943, they have two children: Harold Jr and Vinita. Gene was a Kansas City STAR newspaper carrier for many years.

World War II Army Enlistment Records,
documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946

Army serial number: 37768795
Residence: Wyandotte County, Kansas
Place of Enlistment: Ft Leavenworth, KS
Date of Enlistment: 30 Apr 1945
Rank: Private
Year of birth/state: 1925/Kansas
Education: 2 years high school
Civilian occupation: Semiskilled machine shop and related occupations.
Marital status: Single w/o dependents [?]

U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs Database: Curran, Harold E Sr, b.03/11/1925, d.01/25/1992, US Army, PVT, Residence: Kansas City, KS, Plot: 46 16 54, burial 01/29/1992

Harold Eugene Curran Sr, 66, of the Camden Health Center, Harrisonville, died January 25, 1992, at Cass Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and moved to Harrisonville in 1984. Mr Curran was a newspaper carrier with the Kansas City Star Co from 1948 to 1968. He then was an electrical worker for the Board of Public Utilities, Kansas City, Kansas, for ten years, retiring in 1979. He was a member of Local 53 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Wyandotte Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include a son, Harold E Curran Jr, Kansas City, Kansas; a daughter, Vinita K Canright, Edgerton in Johnson County; two brothers, Robert Curran, Tonganoxie, Kansas, and B Dale Curran, Kansas City, Kansas; a stepbrother, H Jimmy Kratzer, Kansas City, Kansas; two sisters, Roberta Billings, Kansas City, Kansas, and Carol Rupp, Parma Heights, Ohio; and two grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10 am Wednesday at the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 pm today at the Bruce Chapel, Gardner in Johnson County. The family suggests contributions to the American Lung Association.
The Kansas City STAR
28 January 1992

Date of Birth: 11 March 1925
Date of Death: 25 January 1992
Est. Age at Death: 66Y 10M 14D
Issuing State: Kansas
Last known residence: not listed SSDI

Link to brother, Robert Keith Curran.
Family links: 
  Catherine Monzella Copp Curran (1925 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 46, Row 16, Site 54
Created by: SMG
Record added: Apr 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13811093
PVT Harold Eugene Gene Curran, Sr
Added by: SMG
PVT Harold Eugene Gene Curran, Sr
Added by: SMG
PVT Harold Eugene Gene Curran, Sr
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