| November/December 1994

AMIL HERMAN of Orland, California, was born on January 29, 1921 in Stanley, Wisconsin and passed away July 19, 1994 at 73 years of age.

Amil was a member of Branch 13 of the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association since 1983 and attended most of the local shows and some of the national. He showed some of his 11 engines he restored.

Amil fought in New Guinea, Korea and the Philippines. He trained on 155 Howitzer guns and was assigned to the 6th Division. He was Technician 5th Grade in the 80th Field Artillery Battalion.

After his discharge from the service, he worked a total of 40 years for Pet Milk in Orland and Foremost Foods in Willows as a stationary engineer.

He had been married 36 years to his wife Doris and they had a daughter Melody.

Amil was a member of the First Baptist Church and helped in many positions. He enjoyed traveling, yard work, fixing up things and helping others. As a hobby he restored old gasoline engines such as: Fairbanks Morse, Fuller and Johnson, Hercules, Wisconsin, Rotary Tiller and Clinton engine, Stover and Briggs and Stratton. In all, he had restored about 11 of them.


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