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Orville Norman Sandelin
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1916
Bingham Lake
Cottonwood County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1962

Died at Sea.

Birth year on monument is incorrect.

He grew up as an Army Brat, attending schools all across the US. Attended Galilleo High School in San Francisco, but dropped out and went to sea, on a ship arranged by his father. Eventually he attended the U.S. Merchant Marine Cadet School in San Mateo, California. Upon graduation they were commissioned Ensigns in the U. S. Navy Reserve. He ended the war with the rank of Lt. Commander.

He served on Liberty Ships and other ships built by the Maritime Commission for service in WW II, and he made many trips to Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands.

He later became a Captain for American President Lines.

Family links: 
  Nels Gustaf Sandelin (1887 - 1958)
  Elsie May Michels Sandelin (1892 - 1970)
  June Martin Sandelin (1925 - 1995)*
  Lillian Ellen Sandelin Bentley (1913 - 2008)*
  Orville Norman Sandelin (1916 - 1962)
*Calculated relationship
Greenlawn Memorial Park
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Masters Mates and Pilots Union
Created by: litak
Record added: Jan 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82976659
Orville Norman Sandelin
Added by: litak
Orville Norman Sandelin
Added by: litak
Orville Norman Sandelin
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Added by: James Seidelman
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For my uncle. You are not forgotten. Love you!
- litak
 Added: Jan. 5, 2012

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