in 1919 in Jane, Missouri. Married Lily Davenport 28 June
Roberta Keele, daughter
They had three children - Vickie L. Nelson, an office
supervisor; Roberta L. Keele, an executive secretary;
and Carl L. Davenport, Jr., a building contractor. They
have a grandson, Barry E. Keele, Jr.
graduated from Paseo High School, Kansas City, MO. and
attended Central Missouri State Teachers College, Warrensburg,
MO. From September 1940 until March 1943, he worked
for Consolidated Aircraft in San Diego, CA.
enlisted as an aviation cadet May 24, 1943. He held
ratings of navigator, bombardier and radar observer.
Carl was assigned to the 39th Bomb Group, Crew 41 stationed
at Smoky Hill and particpated in 27 missions with his
being mustered out of the Army Air Corps, Carl worked
for the US Post Office in a various positions from March
1946 until he retired as superintendent in December
activities centered on his family including Girl Scouts,
Boy Scouts, Southeast Baseball League, Hickman Mills
Booster Club and was a Mason. He was a great storyteller
and enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing when it did
not interfere with family activities.
died of cancer July 29, 1987 at the age of 68. He is
interned at Mt Moriah, Kansas City, MO.
Lily Davenport - Wife
Lloyd B. Volkmar - Crew 44