|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1918|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 2006|
Former Mayor/Councilman/WWII Veteran/POW. Harry Strawn was 87 when he passed away in his home. He served as the Mayor of Springfield, Missouri, from 1981 to 1983 and served two terms on the Springfield City Council in the 1970's and early 1980's.
He was a lieutenant colonel in the U. S. Air Force during the European and Pacific theaters during World War II. He was shot down over North Africa and taken prisoner. He was awarded a Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Nancy E Strawn Adams, b1945
Mark E Strawn, b 1949
Carolyn A Strawn Lollar, b1951
Cause of death: lung cancer.
NOTE: A huge thank you to "Millie" for sponsoring this memorial for the Strawn family. THANK YOU!! JMc.
Harry Cornelius Strawn (1888 - 1959)
Hannah Araminta Brown Strawn (1889 - 1960)
Marjorie Elizabeth Asquith Strawn (1921 - 2006)*
Leona Ardella Strawn (1910 - 1920)*
Marion Grace Strawn Smith (1911 - 1992)*
Harry Culp Strawn (1918 - 2006)
William Austin Strawn (1925 - 1993)*
Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Springfield
Created by: J. D. McConnell
Record added: Apr 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13882502
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Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of EarthAnd danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;Sunward Iíve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirthof sun-split clouds, ó and done a hundred thingsYou have not dreamed of ó wheeled and soared and swungHigh in the...(Read more)|
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