Wilson, Oscar - U.S. Coast Guard

Sanak Island, Alaska

Oscar Wilson was born 28 Feb 1924, his parents were Emil and Nida Wilson.  He attended school at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward, Alaska.  Oscar won the Mt. Marathon race in Seward in 1941, his time was 69 minutes 23 seconds, he received a winning prize of $25.  

Oscar joined the U.S. Coast Guard 11 May 1942, and served during World War II.  He was discharged 27 Feb 1946.

Oscar was a commerical fisherman.


Status: deceased, 20 Feb 2008

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