discharged in 1946, I returned to work at Chicago and
Southern Air Lines as an mechanic.
joined the Tennessee National Guard and was classified
as an Armour and later as Crew Chief on P-51's. The
unit was called up in April 1951, the 155 TAC RECON.
We were shipped to Shaw Field, SC and updated to F-80's.
I was discharged in 1952 and returned to work at the
and Southern merged with Delta Airlines in 1943 and
I was transferred to Atlanta, GA. Worked in various
departments finishing up as Foreman, Engine Shop Quality
Control. Retiring in 1989 from Delta Airlines after
46 years of service.
I was married to my wife, Doris for 53 years, until her passing in May 2012, we have three children and
six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.