James Houston Blevins
James Houston Blevins was born in Chinook, Mont., at the Old Jepson house on Main Street, on April 30, 1921. Jim is the oldest son and fifth child of Mildred Irene (Miller) Blevins and Grover Latham Blevins.
The Blevins family homesteaded north of Lohman in 1914, when Woodrow Wilson was President. Jim attended rural school and graduated from Chinook High School in 1939.
He began a lifelong commitment of service to his country by joining the National Guard in 1935 and served for three years in Company M of the 163rd Infantry. In 1937, he served being an honor guard for...