|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1916|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 2001|
George helped mine coal when a young lad around the Kulmont/Easton, Pa. area. Most of the Smutko/Parkansky family were coal miners and George helped the family and helped take coal into Philadelphia to sell by the bag full.
Entering the National Guard in 1935 at Philadelphia in the Mounted Calvary. Went on active duty in 1940 and Officers Candidate school in 1942, graduated 2nd Lieutenant. He served in India during WW11 in CBS, a tour of duty at the indian Embassy. He then served in Japan & Taiwan, afterward serving a tour of duty in Arizona & Colorado Springs, Co. He returned to Japan for 2 years, then to the US to New Jersey where he was in command of a radar station for 4 years. He finished his Army career at Kestler & retired in 1969 a full Colonel.
Retired Jan. 1, 1970 with the rank of Colonel with the following awards: Soldiers Medal, WW11 Victory Medal, Asia/Pacific Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, Korean Service Medal, Air Force Reserve Service Medal, National Defence Service Medal, Aid Force Longivity Service Medal with 3 Bronxe Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal.
******Certificate recieved from the White House******
The United States of America honors the
memory of George A. Haws.
This certificare is awarded ba a greatful
nation in recognition of devoted and
selfless consecration to the service of
our country in the Armed Forces of the
George A. Bush
President of the United States
George Benjamin Haws (1878 - 1941)
Mary Smutko Haws (1888 - 1918)
Mary Myrtle Haws Strope (1908 - 1995)*
John Henry Haws (1909 - 1950)*
Cora Bella Haws Barr (1914 - 1998)*
George Alexander Haws (1916 - 2001)
Alma Rose Haws McElroy Sampson (1917 - 2008)*
Elda Virginia Haws Neglic (1920 - 2012)**
Grace Leota Haws Miller (1922 - 2004)**
Florida Memorial Gardens
Created by: Bill Miller
Record added: Sep 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21494371