CAPITOL CHATTER Republicans hope to get noticed in precinct caucuses
Minnesota Republicans get their time in the spotlight during Tuesday nights precinct caucuses.
The GOPs four major presidential candidates scheduled Minnesota appearances in the days leading up to th... Posted on 2/6/12 at 5:18 AM
Lee Wilson Jenkins was born in Worthington, MN, on February 3, 1924 to parents Edward and Kathryn Ferdinandt Jenkins. He attended Worthington Schools. He attended welding school in Omaha. He enlisted and served his country during World War II in the Navy Seabee's, spending much of his tour on the islands of Eniwetak and Tinian in the Pacific Campaign building the air strips for the bombers that ultimately dropped the atomic bombs on Japan.
WWII veteran from Bigelow served in Navy Seabees
BIGELOW — At 39 square miles, the island of Tinian — part of the Mariana Islands in the North Pacific — is just a mere speck on a world globe. Yet, what happened on that little island, surrounded by secrecy, changed the course of battle and brought victory to the American forces in World War II.
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