Foster, Andrew I. - AK Territorial Guard

Unga, Alaska

Andrew Isberg Foster, Pvt., was born 14 Feb 1914, his parents were John and Cecelia (Isberg) Foster, his wife was Genevieve Pearson.

Andrew joined the Alaska Territorial Guard in 1942 to serve in the Aleutian Campaign during World War II.  He was officially discharged 21 Mar 1947. 

Andrew was a lifelong commercial fisherman in the Shumagin Islands.  He was the owner and captain of the fishing vessels Bogdan and Pickaninny.  After retiring from salmon fishing, Andrew was the harbor master at the Sand Point City boat harbor for a number of years.

Status: deceased, 7 Dec 1987

Photo Courtesy:  1. & 2. Edward Melseth

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