TITLE

Loss of "Mr. Veteran"

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
PN;Jul2006, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article recalls the contributions of the late Congressman G.V. Montgomery, who died on May 12, 2006 in Meridian, Mississippi. Montgomery served in the U.S. Congress for 31 years and had defended many veterans' benefits as House Committee on Veterans' Affairs chairman. He was also a decorated veteran who served in World War II and the Korean war. Furthermore, he received the Bronze Star Medal for Valor for single handedly capturing 20 German prisoners.
ACCESSION #
21183469

 

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