Leeds man honored

80TH BIRTHDAY: Nelson H. King of Leeds was honored at the State House in Augusta on the occasion of his 80th birthday. King is believed to be one of the last known Maine veterans who, in World War II, served in F Co., 142nd Infantry, 36th Division, the famous “Muleskinners.” Rep. Rodney Jennings, D-Leeds, presented King with a Legislative Sentiment along with Gov. John Baldacci and U.S. Congressman Michael Michaud. From left, Baldacci, King, Jennings and Michaud.

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