Clarence R VintonMilitary
Mr. Vinton was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Grundy Center, son of Glenn and Florence Vinton. He received his education the Whitten Consolidated and was married on Oct.24, 1944, to Betty Bailey at Marysville, Kan.
He entered the United States Army Air Forces in January, 1944, and served four years with duty in England and Germany. He was discharged with the rank of Sergeant. A long time truck operator, he was active in community affairs, serving as a volunteer fireman for may years. He served as Whitten Town marshal from 1958 until the time of his death and was a member of the Grundy County Sheriff's Reserves.
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|Grundy Center, Iowa||1924-02-18|
|Iowa City, Iowa||1971-08-25|
United States Air Force>United States Army Air Forces
Timothy Motz, from Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H) https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/41056; biography from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/64351241/clarence-richard-vinton