JOHN W. COOPER, 2LT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Cooper '51

Date of birth: November 20, 1928

Date of death: August 17, 1952

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Coop was lost when his T-33 jet trainer crashed in a thunderstorm near Centralia, Kansas, on August 18, 1952. He is buried in Minnesota.


Class of 1951

John is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 on Virtual Memorial Hall.