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LTC Harry Culp Strawn

LTC Harry Culp Strawn

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Apr 2006 (aged 87)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 13882502 · View Source
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Former Mayor/Councilman/WWII Veteran/POW. Harry Strawn was 87 when he passed away in his home. He served as the Mayor of Springfield, Missouri, from 1981 to 1983 and served two terms on the Springfield City Council in the 1970's and early 1980's.

He was a lieutenant colonel in the U. S. Air Force during the European and Pacific theaters during World War II. He was shot down over North Africa and taken prisoner. He was awarded a Purple Heart and the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Children are:

Nancy E Strawn Adams, b1945
Mark E Strawn, b 1949
Carolyn A Strawn Lollar, b1951

Cause of death: lung cancer.

NOTE: A huge thank you to "Millie" for sponsoring this memorial for the Strawn family. THANK YOU!! JMc.

  • Maintained by: Nancy Adams
  • Originally Created by: J. D. McConnell
  • Added: 7 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13882502
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Harry Culp Strawn (23 Aug 1918–7 Apr 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13882502, citing Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Springfield, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Nancy Adams (contributor 48057503) .