World War II – Navy – Gerald Tresemer

Gerald L. Tresemer, Coxswain, 22

Son of Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Tresemer, 1037 Elm Street was killed in action with the US fleet in Hawaiian waters.  The Navy Department informed his parents yesterday.  Young Tresemer was the first Rockford man killed since hostilities between the United States and Japan began.

Source:  Rockford Morning Star  12/17/1941   (Rockfordiana: Biography – Tre-Tz thru 1966)


“City Gets $100,500 in Liquor License Fees” – 1960

City Gets $100500

Source:  Rockford Register-Star May 30, 1960