From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Mason '58

Date of birth: September 10, 1936

Date of death: December 14, 1959

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

From the 1958 Lucky Bag:


"Jack" was lost on December 14, 1959 "when his F-86 crashed near Moody Air Force base in Valdosta, Ga. Jack is survived by his widow, the former Arline Teschner… a son, John Charles, and his parents." (Information from March 1960 issue of Shipmate.) He was a member of the 3550th Crew Combat Training Wing.

He is buried in New York.

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Class of 1958

John is one of 28 members of the Class of 1958 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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