North High School Wall of Honor
Carl Theodore Brehm, Jr.
Class of June, 1943
Research done by Claradell Shedd, Class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
Carl Theodore Brehm, Jr.
Carl was a member of North High's class of June, 1943. His next of kin was Mrs. Charlotte Brehm who lived at 1174 11th Street, Des Moines, IA. Carl's service number was 37676014.
Carl Theodore Brehm, Jr.
Year   Rank   Status
June, 1943   x   Graduated from North High, Des Moines, IA
August 16, 1943 x Worked x Drafted in Des Moines, IA at Camp Dodge Herrold
date   US Army/PFC   Basic Training; Fort Benning, GA; 96th Infantry Division (The "Deadeye" Division).
December, 1943 x US Army x ASTP Program (Army Specialists Training Program);
University of Wisconsin
date x Training x Shipped to Camp White, OR
date x Training x Amphibious training; San Diego, CA
July 23, 1944 x Enroute x To South Pacific. In Hawaiian Islands for one month-6 weeks for staging. Invasion of Yah? Island called off.
October, 1944 x Stationed x *To Leyte, Philippines (third wave). To Okinawa (second wave/Easter Sunday, 1945). Bronze star with one oak leaf cluster.
April, 1945 x Stationed x Back to Mindoro Island, south of the main island of the Philippines. Staged for invasion. We were transported in Army LST's. Sequence was Leyte, Okinawa, Mindoro, peace because of bomb having been dropped.
January 4, 1946 x Enroute x Back to San Francisco, CA.
January, 1946 x US Army/PFC x Train to Fort Leavenworth, KS, where I was discharged.
1946-1949 x Schooling x Drake University. Graduated 1949.
1948 x x x Married Lois E. Williams.
x Schooling x Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Three years. Economics.
x Employment x Economist at Federal Reserve Bank, Cleveland, OH; 2-3 years.
Dec., 1955-
x Employment x Taught economics at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
1964-1995 x Employment x Kenyon College, Gambier, OH; Professor Emeritus of Economics.
May 19, 2010 x Civilian x Cincinnati, OH
February 10, 2011 x Deceased x Gambier, OH
*Some ships which participated at Luzon, Lingayen Gulf, and Okinawa are: USS Cambria (APA-36), Adair (APA-91), Shadwell (LSD-15), USS DePage (APA-41), Elmore APA-42, USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692).
For a review of "Financial Management Comes of Age: A Review of Three Books" by Carl T. Brehm
Published: Carl Brehm, Random House. 1970. Introduction to Economics.
Philippines Okinawa Deployment

US Army Seal

383rd Infantry Regiment

96th Infantry Division

Carl Theodore Brehm, Jr.
United States Army
Private First Class
383rd Infantry Regiment
96th Infantry Division

Combat Infantryman's Badge

Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster
(1) The World War II Army Enlistment Records contain information on more than nine million indivdual enlistments. These records can be found online at

(2) The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2018 graduation classes are from Claradell Shedd's North Des Moines High School website. The names of North High School graduates can be found online at: Carl Theodore Brehm, Jr.'s 1943 class page is:
05/19/10: Lived in Gambier, OH. Died 02/10/11.
Music: "Wind Beneath My Wings"
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