Harry B. Fillner - Pg 1

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City Man Heads Veterans 01 32nd Division Harry B. Fillner, 2219 La Crosse St., an artillery forward observer during World War II, is the new president of the 32nd Infantry Division Veterans As- sociation. in The group Monday night con­ eluded its 45th convention in La Crosse. Between 500 and 600 persons from about 25 states attended the convention here, Detroit, Mich., was awarded the 1965 convention, it was an- nounced at the Sunday evening banquet. "as mov«i “P f™m he tost v.ce president s office he presidency For the meetl"g Pf concluded Fillner served on the board of directois of„,he convention corpora ion. He was co-chairman of the 1955 mention, held in La Crosse- He has been active in th ass0ciation for many years execute cmmmiUee'while -cnt.ng .he division s artillery units .. , Flllner Joined a National Guard artillery unit in La a A** ei y uuu7“ Crosse in 1933. a few weeks aft* cr becoming lo years of age, ^ “■<*; DurlnB World War II hls rank was staff ***• geant. He was active in the Guard until July 1945 He is a 32ND VETERANS LOOK BACK — The 32nd Infantry Division Veterans Association Association concluded its 45th reunion Monday night in La Crosse. Two commanders, retired Mai. Gen. Jim Dan Hill (left) of Madison, a World War II artillery leader, and Maj. Gen. Forrest Harding (third from left) of Franklin, Ohio, the division’s World War II commander were among those at the Sunday evening evening banquet. Others were Harry Fillner (second from left), president of the association, and Robert Doyle (right) of Madison, a Wrorld War II correspondent correspondent assigned to the division.—Tribune Photo. L.A. CLAIMS TO BE SECOND ~n LAR INDUSTRIAL CENTER Other officers elected were: Jacob Oumedian, Grand Rap- ids, Mich., first vice president;! Elmer WaldvogeJ, Madison, sec- . president- Joe Hrdlick V1, Prc!>Iueni* ouenruucK, Milwaukee, secretary; Gen. Le- Roy Pearson, Lansing, Mich., treasurer; Edward Lauer, Wau- watosa historian- and Rev Aur* nuwuaii, <mu rvev. strn J. Henry, Portage, chap- ldUI* . . ..' It Elected president of the aux- iliary uas Mrs. Frank Rosenek Milwaukee. First vice presi- dent is Mrs. Johnnie Schier, ‘^°uth Rend, Ind. Others are Edna Viinikainen. Detroit, sec- Se 32ND, Page 2 LOS ANGELES fAP)-The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce says the Los Angeles-Orange County area has supplanted the Chicago metropolitan area as the nation’s second-ranked industrial center. In making its claim Monday, the chamber said it was based on reported surges of manufacturing activity and employment during the first six months of 1964. Previously, the six-county Chicago metropolitan area was ranked second to New York. Oscar T. Lawler, president of the Los Angeles chamber, said that, on the basis of figures supplied by the states of California and Illinois, the average industrial employment in the Los Angeles-Orange County area surpassed that of Chicago by 2.000 jobs during the first half of 1964. Lawler said average industrial employment during the first six months of 1964 amounted to 852,700 in the two-county California area. He said Chicago’s total was 850,000. Four Senate Seats Involved In Primaries WASHINGTON (APi - Nominations Nominations for four Senate seats, four governors’ mansions and 28 House seats are at stake today in primary elections in six states. With no major challenges mounted against incumbent governors or senators, most of thc interest is on the Republican gubernatorial races in Arizona and Newr Hampshire. Other states with party primaries

Clipped from The La Crosse Tribune08 Sep 1964, TuePage 1

The La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, Wisconsin)08 Sep 1964, TuePage 1
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