Rodgers, Raymond - AK Territorial Guard 

Unga, Alaska

Raymond R. Rodgers Sr., Pvt., was born 26 Feb 1915, his parents were Frank and Zenia (Larsen) Rodgers.  He married Esther Lauritzen Hansen.

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

Raymond was a fur trapper and a commerical fisherman in the Shumagin Islands and Mainland Alaska.  He owned a motel and apartment building in Seward, Alaska.  Raymond last owned and worked a fish site in Cook Inlet on Salamatof Beach on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.

Status: deceased, 13 Jan 1986

Photo courtesy: 1. & 2.  Ray Rodgers, Jr. 

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