Milton Emanuel and family


One adult and four children standing tall next to a soccer goal net and a grill. From left to right top - Mickey, Gary, Boddie, Paula; lower - Milt Jr. (from the Aletha Chavis album). Milton Emanuel was born May 28, 1930 in Portland Oregon. He played football for Franklin H.S. and Vanport College (now known as Portland State). Emanuel was also a well known singer, performing frequently in public as a baritone soloist. In 1952 he married Dolores Boddie and in the same year he enlisted in the U.S. Army. During his time in the military he earned a B.A. in medical Technology and Biology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland. Though he would serve in the Korean War and Vietnam War, he is best remembered as an instructor at the United States Army Medical Department Center and School where he was a Professor of Microbiology. Emanuel retired in 2003 after over 50 years of military and civil service. Milton and Dolores lived in San Antonio, Texas until their deaths in 2009 and 2019 respectively. Both are buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. A Portland Family Album - 1995 exhibition at Blue Sky Gallery.–american-community/#1.


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