Karlsen, John K. - U.S. Army

Sanak Island, Alaska

John Karlsen was born 12 Jul 1931, he was the son of John and Mattie (Ferguson) Karlsen.  He married Andrea Krone.

John joined the U.S Army 24 Oct 1952, he did a 14 month tour in the Korean War and was discharged 23 Oct 1954.  

John was a lifelong commercial fisherman in the Aleutian Peninsula Area M.  He also owned a taxi service in Sand Point, Alaska.

Status: deceased, 6 May 2002

Photo courtesy:  Joanna Karlsen

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