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Howard Empson Brewer
Birth: Jan. 12, 1911
Salem
Washington County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1984
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Son of John William Brewer and Elisa Matilda Persinger Brewer. Brother of Charity Catherine Brewer Graves, Harry Russell Brewer, Alberta Brewer Williams, Olive Anne Brewer Harrold and Ruth Brewer Gentry. Married Gladys Marie Fleming September 12, 1947. Father of Nancy Jo Brewer Osborne. Grandfather of Sean Matthew Osborne, Heather Lynn Osborne Vest and Matthew Sean Osborne. He also has one great-granddaughter and three great-grandsons. Served in the USN during WWII (17-Dec-1941 to 12-Mar-1946) on board the USS Washington. Service: USNTS Great Lakes Illinois, USS Washington (BB56). Medals; American Area Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern 1 star, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon 11 stars, Philipine Liberation Ribbon 2 stars, World War2 Victory Ribbon.

"Any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile ... can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction, 'I served in the United States Navy'." ~ President John F. Kennedy 1963, Annapolis, MD ~ 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Brewer (1869 - 1949)
  Elisa Matilda Persinger Brewer (1879 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Marie Fleming Brewer (1915 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charity Catherine Brewer Graves (1902 - 1998)*
  Harry Russel Brewer (1902 - 1984)*
  Alberta Brewer Williams (1906 - 1950)*
  Olive Anne Brewer Harrold (1908 - 1962)*
  Howard Empson Brewer (1911 - 1984)
  Ruth Brewer Gentry (1913 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
Greenwood
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Wayne L. Osborne
Record added: Nov 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8141001
Howard Empson Brewer
Added by: Wayne L. Osborne
 
Howard Empson Brewer
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Howard Empson Brewer
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