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Decker, Max R. (1910-2002)

Decker, Max R. (1910-2002)
Variant Name
Max "Pickle" Decker
Historical Note
Max R. Dexter was a long-time railroad worker. His brothers were Carl and Ivan Decker. Max Decker lived in various locales during the Great Depression and World War II including Kansas and Arkansas. Decker joined Civilian Conservation Camp # 743 in the Ozark National Forest. The final diary describes his days in the 302nd Battalion of Artillery at Fort Meade, Maryland, Camp A. P. Hill, Virginia and Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. 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/Max R. Decker.
Social Security Death Index; collection description
Note Author
Susan A. Riggs, Amy C. Schindler

By this creator

Records or Manuscript Collections
Max R. Decker Diary, 1930-1943