A Monument to Heroism
Heroism has many faces and can come in different hues.
Longtime St. Joseph resident Lewis Stanton Williams, who died in 1970 after a colorful military and artistic career, made his mark from Capetown, South Africa, to his hometown as a teacher and civic leader. He served in Europe during World War II as part of the famed Monuments Men, saving art looted by the Nazis, and was called up during the Korean war, where he earned the Bronze Star for aiding refugees.
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