From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Supancic '48

Date of birth: 1924

Date of death: August 4, 1955

Age: ~31

Lucky Bag

From the 1948 Lucky Bag:

1948-B 17th Company


The Courier-Gazette (McKinney, Texas) on August 5, 1955 reported that Ed was killed in a "jet trainer" crash in Texas. He and the other officer lost, Lieutenant Commander Carlo Palermo, 32, were stationed at Naval Air Station Kingsville. The crash occurred on August 4, 1955.

Ed is buried in Pennsylvania.

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Charles Strahley '48 and Robert Smith '48 were also on the same page of the 1948-B Lucky Bag, which was organized by state.

Robert Smith '48 was also in 17th Company.

Class of 1948

Edward is one of 46 members of the Class of 1948 in Memorial Hall.