S2c Frank Crook Loveland

Unknown Sailor

S2c Frank Crook Loveland

Frank Crook Loveland was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on April 15, 1923 and grew up there.

His father, Harlon Acel Loveland, was a farm hand, and his mother, Orilla Crook Loveland, was a homemaker.

The son was active in the Boy Scouts and in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, a federal Depression-era jobs program, in July 1940.

Mr. Loveland then enlisted in the Navy on Jan. 24, 1941. He was a seaman second class on the U.S.S. Arizona when he was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.

His brother Weston also served in the Navy during World War II as well as in the Army in the Korean War.


Sources: The Post-Register of Idaho Falls, Idaho; Defense Department; Census; Navy muster roll; Idaho death record; grave markers. This profile was researched and written on behalf of the U.S.S. Arizona Mall Memorial at the University of Arizona.

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