LEMUEL D. COOKE, CDR, USN
Lemuel Cooke '39
Date of birth: October 7, 1916
Date of death: May 17, 1950
From the 1939 Lucky Bag:
Lemuel was lost on May 17, 1950 when his "Banshee jet fighter plane plummeted into a marsh near Atlantic City." (Information from July 1950 issue of SHIPMATE.)
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Unable to find citation for his Distinguished Flying Crosses (listed on gravestone).