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Percy Greendeer (1916 - 1965)

Percy Greendeer
Born in Byron, Monroe, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died at age 49 in Mauston, Juneau, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Sep 2020
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Percy was Ho-Chunk.




Percy was born on 23 May 1916 in Byron, Wisconsin. (Draft Card, 1930 census)


His Hocąk name was Rohacōžumąnįga, "He Walks Leading Many", from roha, "many"; cōžú, "to lead, to be in the company of someone, to accompany"; mąnį, "to walk"; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.


He was 5' 8" tall, 177 lbs., with black hair, brown eyes, and a dark complexion. (Draft Card)


1940 — he was living in Wyeville, Monroe County, Wisconsin. (Draft Card)


He passed away in Mauston, Wisconsin on 7 December 1965. (Wisc. State Jour.)


  • 1930 Indian census; Roll: M595_571; Page: 35; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian School. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S., World War II Draft Cards of Young Men, 1940-1947; Name Range: Greco, Lawrence-Greenwald, Elmer. World War II draft registration cards from multiple registrations filled out by men in select states aged 18–44.
  • Wisconsin State Journal; Publication Date: 12 Dec 1965; Publication Place: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America.
  • Wisconsin Death Index, Wisconsin Vital Records Office, 1959-67, 1969-97: Wisconsin Department of Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

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