North High School Wall of Honor
Andrew Thomas Wolder
Class of June, 1951
Research done by Claradell Shedd, Class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
Andrew Thomas Wolder

Andy graduated in the June, 1951 North High class. He was drafted into the US Army in Des Moines, IA (Grand Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets). His service number was 55311218. Andy's next of kin was listed as Mr. and Mrs. Murray L. Wolder, 1426 Maryland, Des Moines, IA.

Andrew Thomas Wolder
Year   Rank   Status
June, 1951   Graduated   Graduated from North High School, Des Moines, IA.
1951-1953 x Employed x Ginsberg Furniture (6 months)
1951-1953 x Employed x Northwestern Bell Telephone, 9th and High Streets.
February,1953 x Drafted into
US Army
x Enlisted in US Army in Des Moines, IA.
February,1953 x Basic Training x Fort Riley, KS. 12 weeks.
1953-1956 x Stationed x Sent to Hanau, Germany (20-30 miles outside of Frankfurt). 881st Ordnance HAM (Heavy Automotive Maintenance) Company, 7th Army (7 Steps to Hell)
February,1956 x US Army/
x Fort Dix, NJ; Cpl/E3.
1956 x Employment x Northwestern Bell Telephone. Solar Aircraft. .
1957?- x Employment x US Postal Service for 36-1/2 years.
1957-? x Employment x Postmaster in Fort Dodge, IA .
1957-? x Employment x

US Postal Service, Chicago, IL.

1957-? x Employment x US Postal Service, Postmaster in O'Fallon, MO.
1957-? x Employment x US Postal Service; Director of Marketing and Commercial, St. Louis, MO
1989 x Employment x Retired from US Postal Service .
1989-Present x Employment x Manager, Coldwell-Banker Real Estate Office; O'Fallon, MO.
Andy Wolder photo
in uniform
photo coming
Ft. Riley, KS
Andrew Thomas Wolder
Corporal; E3
881st Heavy Auto Maintenance Company; 7th Army
United States Army
US Army Seal

Corporal; E3

(coming) Andrew Wolder in uniform

7th Army; Seven Steps to Hell

7th Army; 7 Steps to Hell

(1) Information was obtained from the Records on Military Personnel Who Died, were Missing in Action, or Prisoners of War as a result of the Vietnam War. This document can be found online at the National Archives and Records Administration at

(2) The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2018 graduation classes are from Claradell Shedd's North Des Moines High School website. The names of North High School graduates can be found online at: Andrew Thomas Wolder's 1951 class page is:
02/10/11. Lives in MO.
Music: "Wind Beneath My Wings"
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