Posted By:Dick Tague
Subject:Re: Anton Sweykata or Sveitkata
Post Date:October 02, 2010 at 12:41:30
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Bobbie, WWI army records were destroyed as a result of a fire at the archive facility in 1973 St. Louis. If I have the right Anton, the 1930 census indicates he was both naturalized and a WWI vet. Serving in the military did not guarantee naturalization. It was a two step process. Having served may have shortened the waiting period between the processes. Dick