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Florio, Philip, Jr. (1926-) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Name: Florio, Philip, Jr. (1926-)


Historical Note: Philip Florio, Jr., is a native of Murphysboro, Illinois.  After a stint in the United States Army Air Corps from 1944 to 1946, Florio enrolled in the Southern Illinois Normal University (now Southern Illinois University Carbondale), graduating in 1950.  Recalled to active military duty in 1951, he served as an officer in the United States Air Force until his retirement in 1974.  He served in the SIU ROTC unit from 1962 to 1965.  His last overseas duty assignment was Assistant Secretary to the Military Armistice Commission with the United Nations Command in Korea, from December 1968 to January 1970.
Sources:

Private emails from Philip Florio.

Philip Florio Collection of Korean War Armistice Documents.

Note Author: Walter D. Ray





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