PETERSON, JAMES ALVIN - Yavapai County, Arizona | JAMES ALVIN PETERSON - Arizona Gravestone Photos

James Alvin PETERSON

Prescott National Col. Cemetery
Yavapai County,
Arizona

b. Jan. 4, 1921, Cottonwood, S. D.
d. Jan. 0, 2006, Phoenix, Az.

1st Lt. US Army Air Force - WW II
ames was an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe at Pine Ridge, S.D. He was a cowboy in the Badlands; an early employee of IBM in New York City; a WWII First Lieutenant pilot who flew sorties in the South Pacific; was among the first to fly to occupied Japan; a sales manager; a U.S. Customs agent; the oldest cadet to graduate from the Arizona Police Academy; and a security officer at Yavapai Community College.

'Thank you for your service.'

Section A /Row D /Site 028

Photo and some information from Lee Krsiean.

Contributed on 9/20/14 by jlwight
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Record #: 93963

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Submitted: 9/20/14 • Approved: 9/20/14 • Last Updated: 9/20/14 • R93963-G0

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