Lt John Finn Medal of Honor Winner - RIP

Lt John Finn Medal of Honor Winner - RIP

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6 years 13 weeks ago, 5:30 PM

Schuyler

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His wife was on our Board of Trustees. He also got his for actions at Pearl Harbor. By the time I knew him he was grey haired and a bit overweight. Looked kind of like a cross between Sam and LLE. I remember being with a small group of people and someone mentioned his medal. A couple of other people in the group said, "Oh, wow!" and all that. He turned to them and said,

"Seems unlikely, doesn't it? with a little laugh. His name was McCool. He was very low key and self effacing about the whole thing.

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke
6 years 13 weeks ago, 9:36 PM

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a lot braver-----------but alas, I have more hair!!!!!!

VIVA Finn !

Too old to fight, Too old to run, guess that's why I carry a gun! "would someone show this asshole the way out of town".[Rabbi Avram Belinski-aka "The Frisco Kid"]
1 year 29 weeks ago, 10:56 AM

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I both lived in Pine Valley California. Nice guy. The Navy FINALLY named a ship for him but after he died.

Just to be sure you understand, Lt. Finn and I did the same work in the Navy and lived in the same small town but did not know one another. We visited briefly at a convention banquet in St. Louis several years ago when he asked my opinion of one of the food items.
Everyone I know who knew him agreed that he was a nice guy.

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1 year 29 weeks ago, 3:23 AM

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R.I.P.

sad.....................

DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR
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