|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 1997|
☆☆ World War II Veteran and POW ☆☆
Served in the 45th Infantry of the U.S. Army. Tom fought in the Battle of Anzio. He was captured and spent 14 months as a prisoner of war in Germany, detained at Stalag 7B in Memmingen, Bavaria, Germany.
Tom was the younger of two children. He was born at home at 310 Woodward Street, and was baptized at the Parsons Baptist Church. He graduated from James M Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, in 1941.
He married Thirza May Williams at the home of her parents on September 30, 1947. They raised two sons: Richard and Larry. Tom was employed by the the Wilkes-Barre Fire Department as a fire fighter for more than 40 years.
Arthur Davis Powell (1897 - 1962)
Fannie Hayden Powell (1903 - 1992)
Larry Arthur Powell (1951 - 2011)*
Jane Collin Powell (1921 - 2001)*
Thomas Hayden Powell (1923 - 1997)
Created by: Star Kline
Record added: Nov 11, 2008
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