Kenneth Stuart Mink, Sr. was born on July 14, 1937 in Yeadon, Pennsylvania. Mr. Mink attended the College of William and Mary, where he played football, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications in 1959. After graduation, Mr. Mink served in the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel from 1961-1989, and was stationed in Germany, Vietnam, and the United States. After retiring from the Army in 1989 as Deputy Installation Commander of Fort Ritchie, Mr. Mink worked as a facilities director for JDS Uniphase Corporation in Germantown, Maryland for 13 years. He was a member of the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Lions Club and an avid Civil War and World War I reenactor. Mr. Mink died on February 14, 2007. He was married to Ruth Decosta Mink and had two sons, Kenneth Mink, Jr. and Eric Mink. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Kenneth S. Mink, Sr..
Obituary for Kenneth S. Mink, Sr., <i>Gettysburg Times</i>, February 16, 2007.