Minnesota Military Museum Archives

Leon Budzinski Papers Edit


Mss 21
Finding Aid Author
Ryan Welle
Finding Aid Date
July 14, 2017
Description Rules
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Language of Description


  • 1942 – 1945 (Creation)


  • .01 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 folder



  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Leon Budzinski (Accession number: 1989.89).

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Materials in this collection are available for patron use.

  • Copyright Notice

    The Minnesota Military Museum might not own copyright to all materials in this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the Minnesota Military Museum Archives and Special Collections are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Leon Budzinski Papers, 1942-1945, Mss 21, Box #, Folder #, Archives and Special Collections, Minnesota Military Museum.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Ryan Welle in July 2017.

  • Content Description

    Collection contains a single folder containing the induction and speration forms for Leon Budzinski. The forms are arranged chronologically.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Leon Albert Budzinski was born on 8 April 1910. He attended grade school in St. Paul, MN but left in 1926. Before joining the Army, he worked for 13 years as manager of Wagner’s Grocery in St. Paul, MN. Leon entered active service with the US Army on 13 May 1942 in the Quartermaster Corps. He was sent to the Pacific Theater of Operations for 18 months during WWII, where he served as the foreman to a warehouse. Leon was separated from the Army on 14 November 1945 as a Master Sergeant at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. Leon died in November 1983 in St. Paul, MN.