Marine Corporal Louis James Hauge, Jr., posthumous recipient of the
Nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor. Hauge was killed in
action on 14 May 1945, while serving on Okinawa as a member of the 1st
was born 12 December 1924, at Ada, Minnesota. He was active in all
athletics, left high school after his first year and worked in a canning
factory at Ada, where he became assistant foreman. He later was employed
by a ship yard at Tacoma, Washington, as a painter. He was inducted into
the Marine Corps on 23 April 1943.
Camp Hauge was
closed in October, 1975.
James Hauge, Jr.
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