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 in Memorial Hall.