Collections Carousel – Wes Sod, Knight

Wes Sod - Knight, September 1977
Wes Sod - Knight, September 1977

This Wes Sod greeting card features a pen and ink self-portrait of the artist as a casual, though chivalrous, knight.  Sod was one of three sons of Iver F. and Ester Maude (Engstrom) Sod.  Iver and Ester were married in St. Paul, Minnesota, on October 21, 1922, after Iver had completed a tour of duty with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I.  During World War II, he served with the Eighth Air Force in England.  A career military man, Iver retired as a Colonel, having served in the United States Army from 1914-1945.

(For more information on Wes Sod see previous Collections Carousel posts – http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=1904 http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=1891 http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=1940)

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