Dickinson County

Pvt. A. Howard Ewin Jr.






Pvt. Howard Ewin, who was employed at the Playdium bowling alley here for several months last fall, has written several Spirit Lake friends expressing his appreciation to them for making it possible for him to pass the physical examinations for entrance into the Army.  He is now stationed at Sheppard Field, Texas, and would appreciate hearing from Spirit Lake friends.  His address is Pvt. Howard Ewin, 312th T.S.S. Barracks 888, United States Air Force, Sheppard Field, Texas.

Source:  Spirit Lake Beacon, July 2, 1942

~Family Note: Pvt. Howard Ewin was the son of Arthur Howard Ewin, of Seney, Plymouth County, Iowa. Howard was actually Arthur Howard Ewin, Jr. and more commonly known as "Bud." The photograph was taken by family cousins in LeMars, Iowa.