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Harry Flory, Jr. '50

Date of birth: January 18, 1929

Date of death: September 6, 1952

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1950 Lucky Bag:


From The Salt Lake Tribune on September 8, 1952:

SAN RAFAEL, CAL., Sept 7 (UPI)—Navy Lt. (J.G.) Harry R. Flory Jr., 26, was killed when his FG-LD Corsair-type fighter plane crashed in an open field on the Clarence Rogers ranch eight miles north of there at approximately 4 p.m. (MST) Saturday.

The crash occurred on September 6, 1952.

From the Ventura County Star-Free Press on September 8, 1952:

Flory, son of Harry R. Flory, United Press communications manager, was on a routine training flight.

He was stationed with squadron VF94 at the Alameda naval air station and had been transferred from Corpus Christi, Tex., a few weeks ago.…

Young Flory, a graduate of Phillips Exeter academy, the collegiate school in New York, and the U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, is survived by his parents, a sister Marjorie Ann Flory, 22, and a brother, Stewart Gilman Flory, 10.

Harry is buried in Iowa.

Class of 1950

Harry is one of 37 members of the Class of 1950 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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