Erik B. Foss, a second cousin of Joe Foss, relates the following. Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss' paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States from Norway in 1882. His grandfather, Jakob J. Foss, came from the farm Foss in Hyllestad, located in the county of Sogn og Fjordane. Hyllestad is close to Bergen (the major city in the county to the south, Hordaland.)


Joseph Foss - C.O. VMF-121
American Aces of World War II

Foss, Joseph Jacob    1984
National Aviation Hall of Fame

An Interview With Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss, 1915-
Microsoft

Microsoft to Honor General Joe Foss
(Nov. 6, 2000)

Hero Award Winner Says Success Depends on Each Individual;
Former Fighter Ace, Governor

(Nov. 6, 2000)

General Joe Foss
NRA Volunteer Website
Business Wire

Joseph Jacob Foss
Photos
Hall of Heroes

Joe Foss - Our First Big Clown
El Riad Shrine Clown Unit

Foss Sees Moral Decline in Nation
Sioux City Journal



AS A MARINE CORP CAPTAIN



AS NRA PRESIDENT





TWO EDITIONS OF AUTOBIOGRAPHY




  Copyright 2001, Roger M. Grace