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JAEGER, Oscar (Dubuque, IA, 1887-1958). The brother of Frank M.JAEGER, Oscar was a soldier in WORLD WAR II and a world traveler. He wrote The Great Grand Canyon Adventure, a book based upon his journey down the Colorado River from Lee's Ferry to Needles, Arizona in 1927. He made line drawings of shooting the rapids, which are printed in his book.

Jaeger was a member of the Elks Lodge, a 40-year member of the American Legion, and was a patron and member of the DUBUQUE ART ASSOCIATION.