EDWARD F. GREER, JR., 2LT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Greer, Jr. '52

Date of birth: July 23, 1929

Date of death: September 18, 1952

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Edward was lost on September 18, 1952 when the T-6 aircraft he was aboard crashed near Hondo, Texas. The instructor pilot was also killed. (Information from November 1952 issue of Shipmate.)

Other Information

From researcher Kathy Franz:

He graduated from English High School with honors in 1947. Known as “Eddie” in high school, His Ambition: U.S. Navy. College: Annapolis. Fidelity Prize 3; Yearbook staff Chairman 4; Trick Squad 4; Patrol 4; Office Aide 4; Individual Prize Winner in Competitive Drill 3; Spelling Bee 3; Class Vice President 3; 2d Lieut. 4.

Edward was a nephew of Senator William J. Keenan of Dorchester, Mass. Besides his parents, he was also survived by his two sisters, Mrs. John McGurdy and Catherine Jane Greer.

He is buried in Texas.

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Class of 1952

Edward is one of 50 members of the Class of 1952 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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