De La Garza Jr., Emilio Albert b. June 23, 1949 d. April 11, 1970 Vietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lance Corporal (Machine Gunner) in the United States Marine Corps in Company E, 2d Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein) FMF. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 11, 1970 near Da Nang, Republic of Vietnam. His family was presented the medal by Vice President Spiro Agnew at the White House. His citation reads in part "Moments later, he located one of the enemy soldiers hiding among the reeds and...[Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Saint John Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Schulte, William Theodore b. August 19, 1890 d. December 7, 1966 US Congressman. Elected to represent Indiana's 1st District in the United States House of Representative, serving from 1933 to 1943.
Services for William T. Schulte, 78, former congressman from Lake County, will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Burns Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman Ave., Hammond. The Rev Charles Seeberger will offer mass at 10 a.m. in All Saints Church. burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Brusso of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Helen...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Saint John Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA