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Title Alby Joseph Lutkus
Object Name Print, Color
Other number P006793
Description Color, image of a man in green jacket, green and white striped polo shirt and khakis sitting near a waters' edge on rocks. He wears a "U.S. Navy Veteran" cap. Binoculars around his neck. Alby Joseph Lutkus.
Date April 20, 2001
Collection Historic Photo Collection
Catalog Number 2010.024.0001
Notes Alby Joseph Lutkus was born March 5, 1926. He joined the navy at seventeen. He was a gunner on a Higgins Assault craft and wore his Navy Amphibian Force Insignia with pride. He served a total of seven invasions in the South Pacific Theater in World War II. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a BSMA. The joined the New York Education Department Association for Speech & Hearing Conduct in Urban Education. Married Evonne M. Lutkus on May 23, 1953. She too graduated from Western Michigan University. He created three fishing flies for Lake George fishing.

He died April 19, 2001. He is buried in Saratoga, W.W. H. (17-11), Veteran Cemetery.