Posted by: Jacqui Murray | January 29, 2014

Wednesday Hero: Nelson Draper

Nelson DraperNelson Draper
96 years old from Barstow, California
June 23, 1917 – September 22, 2013
U.S. Marines
Another Navajo Code Talker has passed away. Nelson Draper died on September 22 at the age of 96. There are only an estimated 25-65 Code Talkers left with us. I couldn’t find much on Mr. Draper, but what I could you can read here and here.
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  1. What a great tribute! I’ll be posting a link to this site in my next post, with your permission.


    • I’d be thrilled. And honored. Love your site.


  2. […] Please read: […]


  3. I entered a link to this page on today’s post, I hope you receive a lot views from that. You and Mr. Draper deserve the recognition.


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