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Name Spies, Daniel
Born 10/13/1892
Birthplace Kischnoff, Russia
Places of residence Moses Lake, WA
Russia
Chewelah, WA
Odessa, WA
Ruff, WA
Titles & honors U.S. Army infantry during WWI
Father Gottlieb Spies
Mother Wihilmira Spies
Spouse Pauline Oster
Children Herbert Spies
Grandchildren: Debbie Detarville, Jimmy Spies, and Danny Spies.
Deceased 12/30/1989

Associated Records

Image of 2004.014.0001 - Registration

2004.014.0001 - Registration

Charter from Veterans of WWI of the U.S.A. for Chief Moses Barracks in Moses Lake, WA. Certificate certifies, "that the National Board of Administration of The Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. hereby grants a charter to Chief Moses Barracks No. 2652 for the formation of a Barracks of The Veterans of World War I of the United States of America to be known as Chief Moses Barracks no. 2652, Moses Lake, Washington." Dated 08/02/1961. Names listed as a part of the Chief Moses Barracks: "George Adriance, Walter Bahrenfuse, Henry W. Becker, Carl E. Benson, Nathan L. Bozeman, Ezra F. Carden, Cal Causey, Eli Ralph Corbin, J.L. Cotton, Merle G. Radelmiller, James L. Burgess, Jake Frick, Peter J.

Image of 2004.014.0003 - Clipping, Newspaper

2004.014.0003 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article of obituary of Daniel Spies. Daniel Spies, a long time Moses Lake, WA resident, was 97 and passed away on December 30, 1989. He was buried at the Kappel Cemetery, also known as the East Ruff Cemetery, just east of Ruff on Road 6. Mr. Spies was born on October 13, 1892, in Kischnoff, Russia. As a young boy he immigrated to the United States with his family. He lived in Chewelah then Odessa, WA. He served in the U.S. Army infantry during WWI and was stationed in Burdoe and Shatoe, France. While in the service he was a mule skinner hauling supplies for the 346th Field Artillery Supply Company and later while overseas drove truck for the same company. Mr. Spies was honorab

Image of 2004.014.0004 - 2004.014.

2004.014.0004 - 2004.014.

Nine metal shells from the gun salute for Dan Spies, a Moses Lake, WA resident and veteran of WWI. Accession 2004.014. was framed by Edwin Ruff and housed at the Moses Lake VFW Club. The VFW Club closed on 06/30/04 and Edwin Ruff brought it to the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center the same day.