James William WoldAge: 70 years19322003

Name
James William Wold
Given names
James William
Surname
Wold
Birth April 18, 1932
Census April 1940 (Age 7 years)
Address: 3229 Snelling Avenue South
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Name: James Wold Age: 8 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1932 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Minnesota Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Home in 1940: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Map of Home in 1940: View Map Street: Snelling Ave So House Number: 3229 Inferred Residence in 1935: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Residence in 1935: Same Place Resident on farm in 1935: No Sheet Number: 2A Attended School or College: Yes Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 2nd grade

Death February 11, 2003 (Age 70 years)
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Note: Brigadier General (Retired USAF) James William Wold, age 70, of Luverne, ND, died February 11, 2003,…

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    1. James William Wold was born on April 18, 1932 in Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA and died on February 11, 2003 in Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA at the age of 70.

Census1940 United States Federal Census
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Name: James Wold Age: 8 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1932 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Minnesota Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Home in 1940: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Map of Home in 1940: View Map Street: Snelling Ave So House Number: 3229 Inferred Residence in 1935: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Residence in 1935: Same Place Resident on farm in 1935: No Sheet Number: 2A Attended School or College: Yes Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 2nd grade

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Death

Brigadier General (Retired USAF) James William Wold, age 70, of Luverne, ND, died February 11, 2003, at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo, ND. Services will be held Saturday, February 15, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Cooperstown, ND. He was born April 18, 1932, to Peter and Hulda (Olson) Wold in Minneapolis. During his 27 years in the US Air Force, he received a BSE in Mechanical Engineering (U of MI, 1958), an MSE in Aerospace Engineering (Air Force Institute of Technology, 1966), and graduated from Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He commanded a fighter aircraft unit in Vietnam (1969-1970), flying 241 combat missions in the A-1H Skyraided, many of them search-and-rescue for downed crewmembers. He received 6 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 16 Air Medals, and the Bronze Star Medal. He was Defense and Air Attache at the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR (1975-1977). After retiring from the Air Force in 1977, he graduated from the UND School of Law (1981) and practiced both privately and as State’s Attorney for Griggs County, ND, in which position he was currently serving. From 1994-1997, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/MIA Affairs. He was recently made Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cooperstown Medical Center, and has served on many community and corporate boards and as an elder in Zion Lutheran Church, Cooperstown. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Sons of Norway. In all his years of flying, managing, negotiating, leading, serving, studying, planting trees on his farm, helping JoAnne with Volden Farm Bed & Breakfast, playing chess with grandchildren, or vacationing on the North Carolina beach, he humbly lived by the wisdom he daily sought from his Lord God. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, JoAnne (nee Norheim); four children, 14 grandchildren; a brother, two sisters, two brothers-in-law, a sister-in-law and many nieces and nephews. He was up before dawn each day, praying for his children and cherished grand-children. Quam-Plaisted Funeral Home, Cooperstown, ND Published in the Griggs County Sentinel-Courier, Cooperstown, ND, February 14, 2003.

Birth April 18, 1932
Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Latitude: N45.02089 Longitude: W93.50946

Census April 1940 (Age 7 years)
Address: 3229 Snelling Avenue South
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Name: James Wold Age: 8 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1932 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Minnesota Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Home in 1940: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Map of Home in 1940: View Map Street: Snelling Ave So House Number: 3229 Inferred Residence in 1935: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Residence in 1935: Same Place Resident on farm in 1935: No Sheet Number: 2A Attended School or College: Yes Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 2nd grade

Death February 11, 2003 (Age 70 years)
Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Latitude: N46.87719 Longitude: W96.78980

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Find A Grave Memorial# 120768031

Note: Brigadier General (Retired USAF) James William Wold, age 70, of Luverne, ND, died February 11, 2003,…