Chuck Volpi

October 21, 2022 00:48:26
Chuck Volpi
Upper Merion Township Remember When
Chuck Volpi

Oct 21 2022 | 00:48:26

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Show Notes

UMGA-TV and the King of Prussia Historical Society present Remember When as an oral history project of life and community in Upper Merion Township.  In their own words, the people who lived the history of Upper Merion Township tell us about that history. 

In this edition, host Carl Schultheis sits down with Chuck Volpi.  Chuck was born in 1922 in Narberth PA where he recalls going to work with his dad.  He started working in construction at 10 cents an hour and worked 70 hours a week making 7 dollars a week.   He was drafted into the army at the age of 18 in 1942.  He took part in D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge.  He built a lot of the houses in KOP.  Helped form the Park and Rec Board, helping build many parks in KOP.  Spent time serving as township supervisor.  Please, sit back and listen to Chuck Remember When. 

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