Jul. 27, 1921 Waukon Junction Allamakee County Iowa, USA
Mar. 12, 2008 Oklahoma City Oklahoma County Oklahoma, USA
Son of Edgar Nathaniel Brainard and Margaret Zoe (Cole) Brainard. Father to two sons and many grand and great grand children. Served in the military with close to 39 months in Europe and North Africa. He was a Artillery Spotter in Italy when the tree he was in was shot out from under him by the enemy. Ended up with a metal plate in his knee.