Frank Marshall Moorman papers
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- 1879-1952; undated
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Following graduation, Moorman enlisted in the army at Camp Taylor, Kentucky May 15, 1918, and was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant August 26, 1918. After receiving training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Moorman joined the 813 Pioneer Regiment, Infantry, which was sent to France as part of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. He participated in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive on the Western Front and was honorably discharged August 4, 1919.
He lived in Kansas City, Missouri in 1920, working as a salesman for an auto company. Moorman returned to in Indianapolis, Indiana, working at Republic Coal and Coke Co. as a salesman and manager. In 1930, he was kidnapped and left tied to a fence in Nora, as his car was stolen; he released himself and found help. Moorman was active in many clubs and was a lieutenant colonel in the Officers Reserve Corps of the United States Army. Moorman died December 20, 1968 and is buried in Maxville Cemetery, Maxville, Randolph County, Indiana. Sources:
Information found within the collection.
Ancestry.com. "Moorman, Frank M." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Moorman, Frank M." Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Moorman, Frank Marshall" .The Debris, Purdue University Yearbook, 1918. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. “Moorman, Frank Marshall." U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Findagrave.com. "Moorman, Frank M." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed January 27, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.
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- Automobile theft
- College fraternities
- College students
- College students -- Indiana
- College students -- Indiana -- Social life and customs
- Indianapolis (Ind.)
- Lafayette (Ind.)
- Military appointments
- Military life
- Moorman, Frank Marshall, 1894-1968
- Purdue University
- World War, 1914-1918
- Frank Marshall Moorman papers
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