Hamilton County

Clifton Madson, QM 1-c



Four members of the E. O. Madson family in Stanhope—three sons and a son-in-law are serving in the various branches of the armed forces.

Also located at Norfolk is his other brother, Clifton Madson, QM 1-c, who entered the Navy in January, 1943. A graduate of St. Olaf’s college at Northfield, Minn., he was a music instructor at Augustana College, Canton, S.D., when he donned his uniform. He was also a former music teacher at Stanhope high school.

Source: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, Iowa, January 18, 1945 (photos included)


4 Members of the Embert O. and Emma Satre Madson family served in World War II. Sons, Clifton A. Madson and Norman E. Madson were in the Navy. Son-in-law, Howard A. Brown (husband of Emmerett L. Madson) was a bomber pilot in the India theatre of war. Son, Ingrahm J. Madson served in the Army with Hq. Co. 1st BN 337 Infantry. He was wounded in Italy and awarded the Purple Heart.

Sources: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, Iowa and ancestry.com