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|The Soldiers' Edition of the Oxford Mirror was transcribed by Janet Brandt.||Edward G. Lasack
EDWARD G. LASACK, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Lasack, was born in this city September 12th, 1896, where he grew to manhood and attended the local public schools, from which he graduated in the year 1914. A year later he went to Cedar Rapids, where he attended Business College and after finishing the course secured employment with the New England Factory, of Cedar Rapids, which position he held for almost a year. In January, 1917, he took the civil service examination for a government position at Washington, which he passed and accepted, going to the Capital City in a short time. It was here that he enlisted July 22nd, in the fifth Naval District for general service in the U. S.
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