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James Emmett Kelley

James Emmett Kelley moved to Perry in 1935 upon graduating from Iowa Dental School. In 1941 he enlisted in the Army and got his basic training in Little Rock, Arkansas. After that, he was transferred to Brook Army Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX. He remained there until the time that he was honorably discharged in 1945. He returned to Perry right after that and resumed his dental practice.

He is buried at Violet Hill Cemetery.

Gravestone Photo
This is a memorial brick found at the Allamakee County Courthouse in Waukon.

Contributed by son, James Kelley, 09 January 2019

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