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Booklet of correspondence of Mark R. and Louisette Sutton titled "Dedicated to the memory of Lt. Col. Mark R. Sutton," compiled by Harry and Olive Sutton Demko Collier, 1997 MISC MSS 284

Booklet of correspondence of Mark R. and Louisette Sutton titled "Dedicated to the memory of Lt. Col. Mark R. Sutton," compiled by Harry and Olive Sutton Demko Collier, 1997

MISC MSS 284

Summary Information

Abstract
This booklet is a compilation of unpublished material and correspondence between Mark R. Sutton and his wife Louisette Sutton sent to his parents while stationed in Germany, 1970-1973. Lt. Col. Sutton was an optometrist serving in the Medical Unit, and his wife was active in the Nuernberg Officers' Wives Club and other groups. there is very little in the way of personal correspondence in this collection of material compiled by Harry and Olive Sutton Demko Collier.
Collection Title
Booklet of correspondence of Mark R. and Louisette Sutton titled "Dedicated to the memory of Lt. Col. Mark R. Sutton," compiled by Harry and Olive Sutton Demko Collier
Date of Materials
1997 February 2
Creator
Collier, Harry D.
Creator
Collier, Olive Sutton Demko
Call Number
MISC MSS 284
Amount
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
English
Box
MISC 61
Folder
4
Repository
La Crosse Public Library Archives

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dedicated to the memory of Mark R. Sutton, MISC MSS 284, La Crosse Public Library Archives, La Crosse, WI

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Biographical Note

Mark R. Sutton (Jr) was born in 1930 and grew up in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and graduated from Central High School. His father, Mark Sutton, was a coach and teacher at that school. Sutton Jr. graduated in 1955 with a degree in optometry and served in the United States Army. During 1970-1973, he was stationed at Nuernberg, Germany, with his wife, Louisette.

Sutton is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, having died in 1977.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

La Crosse Public Library Archives 2015 December 2

800 Main St.
La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601
(608) 789-7136
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Access to Materials

Materials in this collection are available for patron use.

Acquisitions Information

Booklet donated by Olive Sutton Demko Collier, Oct. 13, 2014 (Accession No. 2014.067)

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Related Materials

Related Materials

(MISC MSS 272)
 Biographical Materials of La Crosse Central High School Coach Mark Sutton, 1924-2013 [biographical material of Mark's father]
(MISC MSS 349)
 Mark Sutton Scrapbook, ca. 1922-1930

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. Army. Optometry Corps.

Family Name(s)

  • Sutton Family

Personal Name(s)

  • Collier, Olive Sutton Demko
  • Sutton, Louisette
  • Sutton, Mark R., 1930-1977

Subject(s)

  • Military correspondence

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