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Milton L. Johnson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: TMD371

Content Description

Collection contains memoirs, photographs, 10th Mountain Division song lyrics, and obituaries.


  • 2001-2004, Unknown

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Milton Louis Johnson was born on January 19, 1923 to Edward and Lydia (Natz) Johnson in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. After graduating from high school, he worked as an asbestos and insulation installer. Johnson enlisted in the United States Army on February 15, 1943. He joined the 87th Infantry Regiment, Company F, of the 10th Mountain Division and was deployed to both Kiska Island in 1943 and Italy in 1944. Johnson attained the rank of private first class and was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for his actions at Torre Iussi on April 14, 1945. After his honorable discharge from the Army on November 11, 1945, Johnson graduated from the University of Minnesota and married Marylyn Louise Iverson. The two, along with Johnson's brother, ran the Johnson Company, which specialized in roofing and siding. Johnson passed away on June 9, 2001.


1 Boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Claire Roberts; 2019.

Condition Description

All items are in good condition


TMD371 includes former minus collection -M2254

Milton L. Johnson Papers
Keli Schmid
July 24, 2019
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States