Decatur County

Sgt. Oren L. "Joe" Taylor





Sgt. Oren L. Taylor of the Marines, who is stationed at Camp Matthews, San Diego, California, writes his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor of Grand River, that he has been placed in charge of the school range and now has seventy coaches under him. He is known as "Joe" to many friends back in this county.

Source: Leon Journal-Reporter, unknown date of publication

Joe was the son of John Clarence and Laura Lucretia (Wadsworth) Taylor.

Source: Decatur County Women's Auxilary WWII Scrapbook; Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Leon IA, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur, June of 2016