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Joseph E La Plante[1, 2, 3, 4]
Male 1927 - 2015


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  • Birth  18 May 1927  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1930  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  1977  Oceanside, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  1935-1993  Oceanside, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  1935-1993  Oceanside, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  26 Dec 2015  Oceanside, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  P117  Therrien Watson

    Father  Charles La Plante,   b. Abt 1902, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Mary C La Plante,   b. Abt 1904, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F332  Group Sheet

    Family  Canara Watson,   b. 19 Nov 1919, Buchanan, Haralson, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 2005, Vista, San Diego, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Living
    >2. Living
    Family ID  F148  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • He was born in Maine. Was drafted into the Army in early 1945 and went into the Army Air Corps. During training the war ended. Draftees were offered an 'enlistment' into the regular Army and he took that offer. Served until 1966 when he retired and worked as a civilian contractor for the Air Force. Served in North Africa, Guam, Hawaii, California, Texas, Georgia and Florida. Retired as Master Sergant.
      Worked on the Berlin Airlift in 1948-1949.
      Private audience with the Pope in 1957. While in Tripoli (Wheeler AFB) they flew the Bishop from North Africa to Rome and the Bishop invited all the crew members to meet the Pope (Pope Pius the 12th)

      Uncle Joe's father was a farmer.


  • Sources 
    1. [S-2135189160] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine; Roll: 828; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 25; Image: 907.0..
      Birth date: abt 1927 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine

    2. [S-2108767763] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data - Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administrati).
      Birth date: 1927 Birth place: Residence date: Residence place: Missouri

    3. [S-2108969337] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public ).
      Birth date: 18 May 1927 Birth place: Residence date: 1935-1993 Residence place: Oceanside, CA

    4. [S-2107633789] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public ).
      Birth date: 18 May 1927 Birth place: Residence date: 1977 Residence place: Oceanside, CA