Russius Decorah

Russius B. Decorah (1891 - 1953)

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Russius B. Decorah
Born in Friendship, Adams, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] (to before 1937) [location unknown]
Husband of — married about 1933 [location unknown]
Died [location unknown]
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Russius Decorah was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Birth

Russius was born on 29 Mar 1891 in Friendship, Adams, Wisconsin. (Draft Card)

Name

In the 1914 census, his Hocąk name is CooNooKah, which is for Kųnųga, a birth order name for the First Son.

The name "Russius" is a German surname.

Appearance

He was of medium build and height, with brown eyes and black hair. (Draft Card)

Education

He completed the Eighth Grade. (1930, 1940 censuses)

Military Service

Russius (service number 283713) served in World War I with the rank of Corporal in Company "D", 123d Infantry Regiment, 32d Infantry Division. (Headstone Application)

Occupations

In 1930, he was a worker in an electrical plant in Kilborn (Wisconsin Dells), Wisconsin. (census)

Residence

In 1930, he was living in Kilborn (Wisconsin Dells), Wisconsin. (census)

Death

He passed away on 21 Apr 1953 (aged 62), and is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA. (Find a Grave)

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