Plymouth County

Cpl. Charles Marienau




Cpl. John C. Marienau of the 12th Communication Squadron of the army air corps stationed at Esler Field, La., is spending a 15-day furlough in the home of his mother, Mrs. Anna Marienau. Charles was recently awarded a “good conduct” medal for having demonstrated fidelity, faithful and exact performance of duty, efficiency and behavior. He was therefore authorized to wear appropriate service ribbon.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, August 5, 1943

Ireton, Ia.—Charles Marienau, son of Mrs. Ann Marienau of LeMars has been appointed field auditor with the state tax commission with headquarters at Sioux City and with Plymouth county included in his district.  He is a nephew of Mrs. Albert Holtdorf and William Marienau of Ireton, and he recently returned from three and a half years service in the Pacific where he was a teletype operator in the air corps communication division.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, May 23, 1946