Lou Diamond

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Birthday
30, 1890
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Sep 20, 1951 (61)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1890
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Sep 20, 1951 (61)

About

Decorated United States marine who served in both World Wars, receiving both Navy Commendation and Marine Corps Good Conduct Medals. During the inter-war years, he took part in the Sino-Japanese conflict.

Before Fame

Before enlisting in the military, he worked for the railroad.

Trivia

He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at age twenty-seven, making him an older-than-average recruit.

Family Life

He returned to his hometown of Toledo, Ohio following his 1945 retirement from the military.

Associated With

He served as Master Gunnery Sergeant under Franklin D. Roosevelt.