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 Milton McMichael Henderson

Milton McMichael Henderson

Birth
Coin, Page County, Iowa, USA
Death 5 Mar 1990 (aged 77)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 103785131 · View Source
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Milton McMichael Henderson was born August 16, 1912, at a farm northwest of Coin, Page County, Iowa. he died at 12:15 a.m. March 5, 1990, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
He was the son of Arthur James Henderson and Maud McMichael Henderson. He first attended the Methodist church in Coin, carried in his parents' arms.
He became a member of the Methodist church in Coin at the age of 12, and has been an active Methodist all of his life.
He was one of four brothers - older brother, Charles; younger brothers - James and Bruce, all of whom eventually chose professions reflecting their farm backgrounds.
He attended East Center rural school through the fifth grade and then went to school in Coin where he was graduated from high school in 1919 as salutatorian of his class.
He enrolled at Iowa State College [present-day Iowa State University] in Ames, Iowa in the fall of 1930 and graduated with a degree in agriculture education in 1935.
He became a vocatinal agriculture instructor in Elliott, Iowa in the summer of 1935 and taught at Elliott two years. Then he moved to Mount Ayr where he was employed to start a new vocational agriculture department. He taught here five years before entering the United States Army in June, 1942. He was discharged from the army in 1946 with the rank of captain.
While serving in Las Vegas, Nevada, he met and married Marion Cahlan on November 18, 1944.
They returned to Mount Ayr when he was discharged from service in April of 1946 and they have made their home in Mount Ayr since that time. They had four children - Susan, Bruce, David and Patrick


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  • Created by: Rand Noel
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103785131
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Milton McMichael Henderson (16 Aug 1912–5 Mar 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103785131, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Rand Noel (contributor 47494539) .