Button Family in America

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Ralph Leroy Button SrAge: 90 years19262017

Name
Ralph Leroy Button Sr
Given names
Ralph Leroy
Surname
Button
Name suffix
Sr
Birth August 25, 1926
Occupation
Bicycle Messenger
June 1941 (Age 14 years)

Employer: Western Union Telegraph Co.
Education
High School
June 27, 1944 (Age 17 years)
School or college: Ithaca High School
Note: Class rank: 242 of 274
Military
WWII. Private. South Pacific then Japan.
from December 19, 1944 to November 23, 1946 (Age 18 years)
Agency: U.S. Army
Note: 42 167 433 Technician Fifth Grade Headquarters and Service Company 733rd Amphibian Tractor Battalion

Military Service Metals
Military Service Metals

Note: Expert Infantry Badge -- The Expert Infantryman Badge, or EIB, is a special skills badge of the Unit…



ATK-ATR Unit Shoulder Patch
ATK-ATR Unit Shoulder Patch

Note: Shoulder Sleeve Insignia worn by the following U.S. Army Amphibian Tank ( ATK ) & Amphibious Tra…

Residence July 1945 (Age 18 years)
Address: 164 Pearsall Place
Military
Korean Conflict. Korea 3 days then Japan.
Type: Army Corporal Grade E-4
from November 19, 1949 to April 13, 1953 (Age 23 years)

Agency: U.S. Army
Note: Shipped out 8/27/1951 on SS Chanute Victory ship from San Francisco with the 8011th Army unit Kyoto camp Service Co. in Japan (return address on a letter).

Residence February 18, 1952 (Age 25 years)
Address: Route #4, Coddington Road
Residence 1954 (Age 27 years)
Address: 425 West Seneca Street Ithaca, New York
Occupation
Data Processing
1960 (Age 33 years)

Employer: Morse Chain, Borg-Warner Corporation
Residence 1964 (Age 37 years)
Address: 457 Hayts Road Ithaca, NY 14850
Occupation
Data Processing
1969 (Age 42 years)

Employer: Ithaca College
Occupation
Bike store owner
1972 (Age 45 years)

Address: 115 N. Tioga St Ithaca, NY 14850 then 524 W. State St Ithaca, NY 14850
Employer: Ithaca Bike Shop formerly Shepherd's Bike Shop
Ithaca Bike Shop items
Ithaca Bike Shop items

Note: Obit comments from Steven Johnson, T-Burg, NY on March 29, 2017


Ithaca Classified Business Directory 1962

Note: See page 12 in the file or page 142 in the printed document. Listing for "Button's Bicycle Shop" at 425 W Seneca and "Shepherd's Bike Shop" at 524 W State.

Death March 11, 201715:15 (Age 90 years)



SourceButton Families of America
Publication: 1971
Citation details: #1.8.3.10.3.10.1.3.2.1, p.483
Education
Class rank: 242 of 274
Military
42 167 433 Technician Fifth Grade Headquarters and Service Company 733rd Amphibian Tractor Battalion Honorable Discharge at Fort Dix New Jersey Note that "733" on discharge papers may be a typo and likely should be "773". Eisenhower Library 773rd AMPHIBIAN TRACTOR BATTALION, 1944-45 440 pages (approximate) Box 148 The 773rd Amphibian Tractor Battalion was activated on September 20, 1943 at Camp Cooke, California. The served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and participated in the Saipan and Ryukyus Operations. This series consists of a history of the unit, unit journals and operations reports for 1944 and 1945, and S-3 periodic reports for May to July 1945 and represents a fairly complete account of the battalion during the war.
Military
Shipped out 8/27/1951 on SS Chanute Victory ship from San Francisco with the 8011th Army unit Kyoto camp Service Co. in Japan (return address on a letter).
Note
He was a sergeant in the US Army in WWII and in the Korean Conflict, where he was wounded and received the Purple Heart.
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Note: Shoulder Sleeve Insignia worn by the following U.S. Army Amphibian Tank ( ATK ) & Amphibious Tra…
MilitaryRalph L. Button Sr. (25 yrs) after hospital discharge in Kyoto, Japan. Early 1951.Ralph L. Button Sr. (25 yrs) after hospital discharge in Kyoto, Japan. Early 1951.
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Note: Obit comments from Steven Johnson, T-Burg, NY on March 29, 2017
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Note: See page 12 in the file or page 142 in the printed document. Listing for "Button's Bicycle Shop" at 425 W Seneca and "Shepherd's Bike Shop" at 524 W State.
Death
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Note: See page 12 in the file or page 142 in the printed document. Listing for "Button's Bicycle Shop" at 425 W Seneca and "Shepherd's Bike Shop" at 524 W State.
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