The Resource Collections of Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Rozman and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Rozman

Collections of Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Rozman and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Rozman

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Collections of Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Rozman and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Rozman, 1864-2016
Title
Collections of Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Rozman and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Rozman
Inclusive dates
1864-2016
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Language
eng
Summary
Collections, 1864-2016, of Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Rozman and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Rozman consisting of photographs of Robert W. Rozman (1920-2008) undergoing military training at Camp Blanding, Florida, and Camp Shelby, Mississippi; in service in the Pacific Theater during World War II; at home on leave; and from his post-war military career. Photographs also include Robert Rozman's wife Candide Boucher Rozman (1924-2008), his son Thomas R. Rozman, members of the Rozman, Boucher and Gagne families serving in the military during and after World War II, as well as photographs of general military training and reviews. Collections include emails from Thomas R. Rozman providing context for the images
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Biographical or historical data
Robert W. Rozman was born 1 April 1920 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to William and Stephania Rozman, one of their twelve children. The family moved to Wilson, Connecticut, where Robert Rozman grew up. Rozman entered the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1939 and then joined the Connecticut National Guard in October 1939. Rozman became a member of Company F, 169th Infantry Regiment, February 1941. He went through military training at Camp Blanding, Florida, and Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Rozman served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, including participation in the Solomon Islands, New Georgia, New Guinea, and Luzon amphibious assault landings. Commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in May 1945, Rozman served in the United States army after the war, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel, before retiring in December 1965. He returned to Connecticut and operated a successful subcontracting business, retiring from that business in 1987. Rozman moved to Pennsylvania the same year to be near his daughter. Rozman married Candide Gisele Boucher (1924-2008) in April 1946 and they had three children, including Thomas R. Rozman. Rozman died 5 April 2008 in Manheim Township, Pennsylvania, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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VIC
Label
Collections of Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Rozman and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Rozman
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi04250.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
2.7
Governing access note
Donor retains original photographs and all right therein. Contact donor for permission to publish
Immediate source of acquisition
Rozman, Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001663296
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (6 boxes)

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