Hamilton County

Ensign Norman Madson



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.

Ensign Norman Madson, a graduate of Iowa State College at Ames, was employed as an architectural engineer at Bridgeport, Conn., when he went into service and won his commission. He is now stationed at Norfolk, Va.

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