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Joseph Adolph Dobrowolski
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Birth: May 27, 1922
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2006
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Joseph Dobrowolski
Age: 8
Estimated birth year: 1922
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: stepson
Stepfather: Zygmund Krafft age 41
Mother: Sophy Krafft age 38
Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Address: 1415 North Wicker Park Avenue
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Father's birthplace: Poland
Mother's birthplace: Poland
Stepfather's occupation: machinist
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: Henry (age 13) and Zygmund Krafft (half-brother age 8/12)
Census place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll 466; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 2704; Image: 83.0
Date: 5 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Joe Dobrowolski
Age: 17
Estimated birth year: 1923
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: stepson
Home in 1940: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Address: 1443 East 32nd Street
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: high school 3 years
Living on farm: no
City of residence in 1935: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington
Resident on farm in 1935: no
Occupation: attending school
Sibling living at home: Zygmund S Krafft (age 10) (step-brother)
Census place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T627_4389; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 42-34
Date: 5 Apr 1940

Lieutenant Colonel Joseph A. Dobrowolski:
Enlisting in June 1942, Joseph Dobrowolski was assigned to the 367th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, and arrived the European Theater, April 1944, flying P-38s out of Stoney Cross in England. He flew his first combat mission a month later. Flying throughout the whole D-Day invasion period he notched up 175 combat hours, the majority in the hazardous ground-attack role, chalking up many ground victories before returning to the U.S. in November 1944. He retired Lieutenant Colonel in 1967.

Extract from American Concrete Institute 2001 Honorary Members:
Joseph A. Dobrowolski is a civil engineer/concrete consultant with offices located in Altadena, CA.
A member of ACI for nearly 45 years, his involvement has included service on the Board of Direction and ACI's Committees on Education Activities, Technical Activities, Officers Nominating, Planning, Concrete Research, Fellows Nominating, Construction Liaison, and ACI Committee 357, Offshore and Marine Concrete Structures.
He is a member of ACI Committee Responsibility in Concrete Construction; Construction Liaison Review Subcommittee; Committee 303, Architectural Cast-in-Place Concrete (twice chairman); and 332, Residential Concrete Work. He is an associate member of ACI Committees 302, Construction of Concrete Floors; and 524, Plastering.
His ACI honors include the Delmar L. Bloem Award in 1976, the Chapter Activities Award in 1979, and the Henry L. Kennedy Award in 1987. He was also General Chairman for the ACI Convention in Los Angeles in March 1993.
Mr. Dobrowolski has lectured at the World of Concrete in three architectural concrete seminars for the Mexican Cement and Concrete Institute, and also in six 20-hour in-house seminars on architectural concrete for the Corps of Engineers. McGraw-Hill recently published a Fourth Edition of their Concrete Construction Handbook, several additional chapters of which he had authored and updated.
He received a BS in civil engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1949.

Extract from U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca. 1800-2006:
Name: Joseph Adolph Dobrowolski
Service info.: Lt Col US Air Force World War II, Korea, Vietnam
Birth date: 27 May 1922
Death date: 1 Feb 2006
Cemetery: Riverside National Cemetery
Cemetery address: 22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside CA 92518
Buried at: section 63a site 263

He married Lois Ann Hibbs 19 Jul 1949 in All Saints Episcopal Church in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lois Ann Hibbs Dobrowolski (1923 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Joseph A Dobrowolski
LTCOL USAF WWII KO VN
May 27 1922 - Feb 1 2006
Lois Hibbs Dobrowolski
Jan 16 1923 - Aug 7 2004
Beloved parents
 
Burial:
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: section 63a site 263
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Jun 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53426955
Joseph Adolph Dobrowolski
Added by: Cheryl Morris Thompson
 
Joseph Adolph Dobrowolski
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Joseph Adolph Dobrowolski
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
 
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Please accept my very sincere, although belated 'thank you' for your enduring service and dedication to protecting our rights and freedoms.
- Cheryl Morris Thompson
 Added: Nov. 29, 2010
 
 
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