Dr. Karl Emerson Applegate

Recent Address: Ft. Myers, FL
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Family Info: Wife: Blanche; Children: Laura and Richard
Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL
Date Entered Service: November 5, 1942
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Missions Flown: 6 - shot down one enemy plane
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Awards: Air Medal
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MOS: Central Fire Control
Rank Upon Discharge: Sgt
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Discharged: October 28, 1945
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Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Podiatrist. Life member of the American and Florida Podiatric Medical associations. He was drive chairman of the 1952 March of Dimes and served as chairman of the Lower Pinellas County March of Dimes for nearly 20 years. He was president of the Bay Point Middle School PTA in 1967 and was a member of the Kiwanis Club of downtown St. Petersburg, the Over The Hill Gang, the Madeira Beach Bowling League and a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Petersburg. He was a lifelong avid fisherman.
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Comments: Dr. Applegate passed away December 20, 2000.

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