Biographies - Frank Lowry
 
Full Name:
Frank H Lowry
Date of Birth:
31 Aug 1923
Member:
Member
Entered:
2 Dec 1942
Drafted:
No
Volunteer:
Yes
Where:
Ft. Douglas, Utah
Unit:
Co. A, 276th Infantry

Medals

Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star, Good Conduct, American Defense, ETO w/3 battle stars, Victory Medal, Army of Occupation - Germany, National Defense, Cold War Commemorative, 6 French Medals and 3 Belgium Medals.

Bio

After leaving the 70th Inf. Div., I served in the Army Of Occupation in Berlin with the 78th Inf, Div. through March 1946, then was discharged from Ft. Bliss, Texas, April 1946. I returned to my home town, Glendale, California. Dorothy and I were married in November 1946. We had five children (three living) and nine grandchildren. I returned to College on the GI Bill and received a Degree in Accounting from Loyola University in 1949. In the fall of 1950 old Uncle Sam poked that finger at me again and I served another two and a half years as an Army Finance Officer. After the Korean War, we made our home in Modesto, California where I established and was the Managing Partner of a CPA firm. Retired in 1985. Throughout the years I have been active in Church related organizations, professional organizations and civic activities including: Grand Knight and District Deputy - Knights Of Columbus President - Sierra Club of Modesto President - San Joaquin Chapter, Calif. Society of CPAs President - Estate Planning Council Member - Rotary, American Legion, VFW, 70th Inf. Div. Assoc., American Inst. of CPAs Sportsmen of Stanislaus and Retired Seniors. Served on School Board, Parish Councils, and on the 1967-68 Fed Grand Jury, and various School and Civic Committees In my retirement, I frequently deliver talks to Service Clubs and Schools on the subject of Combat Infantrymen in World War II. (And talk up our Web Site)