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Alfred Fahlstedt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M424

Overview

Alfred A. Fahlstedt (12/30/1915 - 6/6/1987) was born in Marquette, Michigan. He served in the United States Air Force for 26 years and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1967. During World War II, Alfred "Bud" served in the European Theater. The collection consists of his escape maps and some personal papers.

Dates

  • 1939 - 1987

Biographical / Historical

Alfred A. Fahlstedt (12/30/1915 - 6/6/1987) was born in Marquette, Michigan. He served in the United States Air Force for 26 years and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1967. During World War II, Alfred "Bud" served in the European Theater. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart. Alfred moved to Denver, Colorado in 1951. After his retirement from the Air Force, he worked for the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center until 1979. He earned a Masters in Business Management from the University of Colorado in 1964. He married Joyce Hansen in 1944, and together they had six (6) children.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three (3) silk escape maps used by Alfred Fahlstedt during World War II, news clippings of Fahlstedt's obituary, one (1) invitation to coffee with President and Mrs. Eisenhower, and one (1) typewritten document.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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