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Henrik B Palm,

Deadeye

Battery B

363 Artillery Batallion

"He was a policeman in Chicago and a runner for gangster Al Capone in Chicago, and because of his dry cleaning business he was able to carry the bootleg alcohol. He was always worried he would be recognized by the mob as a cop. "


Henrik B Palm was born on May 6, 1919 in St Halair, Minnesota. His parents wereTobias Jansen Palmand Randie Olavs Sandland. They were immigrants from Norway. He was on of thirty children.
Moved from Pennington Cty, to Stilluf    

 

Enlisted Jan 31,1954 Ft Sheridan

   
     


Graduated from High School, and had a football scholarship to St. Olaf college in South Dakota.

Had been a manager of a dry cleaning business.

Henrik remembers walking along behind tanks and having to run to catch up.  
 
 
Had married Betty Louise Blanchard and had three children. Children were all born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Because he had three children he was one of the last to be drafted.  
 

Radio Interview by Detroit radio station WJR - Detroit, MI on an 12 in aluminum disk in Leyte in 1944

 
Had been a manager of a dry cleaning business.  
     
He was drafted into the army when we was 35 years old.    
     
He was a policeman in Chicago and a runner for gangster Al Capone in Chicago, and because of his dry cleaning business he was able to carry the bootleg alcohol. He was always worried he would be recognized by the mob as a cop.  
     
He started his own Dry Cleaning business. Traveling Salesman. Never could be cooped up in an office. A gentle soul. Never swore, He believed in following the golden rule. When he shook your hand it was a promise.
     
     
Discharged 12 8 45
Died 6-1-90
Lived in Smirna, Georgia
He is buried Smyrna, Gerogia.
   
     
     

 

 


Battery B 363 Artillery Batallion
Overseas in July
Radio Interview by Detroit radio station WJR - Detroit, MI on an 12 in aluminum disk in
Leyte in 1944
contact Joanne Cooke at 843 884 8373

 

Sold and developed his own chemicals. The dry cleaning business knew because throughout the South because of his ties - gaudy ties.

H B Palm and Packo .

 

   

 

   
   
   
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