Eugene Pearl "Gene" Marquess was a non-commissioned officer in the Company. His home town was listed as Boise, Idaho, and his wife's name was Hazel. He had been in the retail lumber distribution business prior to World War II. His parents lived at 9033 N. Chautauqua Street in Portland, Oregon.
Scrapbook containing letters from Eugene Pearl "Gene" Marquess to his parents in Portland, Oregon, written while serving in Company D, 74th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion during World War II. Includes publication of the 74th CPO Club, with photographs and biographies of members.