WWII veteran dies


March 21, 2019 - 10:27 AM

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The man believed to be the last Kansas City-area resident to survive the attack at Pearl Harbor has died.

WDAF-TV reports that 96-year-old Dorwin Lamkin of Overland Park died March 17. A cause of death was not disclosed.

Born in Wisconsin, Lamkin joined the Navy in 1940. He was a corpsman on the USS Nevada when the Japanese attacked at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941.

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