HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY | George Strom


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR: George Strom, center, celebrated his 100th birthday Jan. 18. On the left is his granddaughter, Jessica Jones of Orlando, Fla., and on the right is his grandson, Mathew Strom of Chicago.


Residence: Boardman

Date of birth: Jan. 18, 1917, in Boardman


Parents: Oliver and Blanch Strom, deceased

Siblings: Harriet, deceased

Spouse: Virginia, whom he married Aug. 2, 1947, is deceased.

Children: Reed and David Strom, both of Boardman

Grandchildren: 2

Great-grandchildren: 3


Education: Youngstown Business College

Employment: District manager for Bearings, Inc.

Memberships: Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Military service: Four years in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Kidd in the Pacific Theater during WW II


Date and location: Celebrated at his home with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren