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Michael Moushey '52

Date of birth: June 26, 1929

Date of death: November 8, 1954

Age: 25

Lucky Bag

From the 1952 Lucky Bag:


From Wikitree:

Lt. (Jg.) Michael Moushey Killed in Landing Accident at Jacksonville, Fla., "Navy Lt. (jg) Michael Clarence Moushey, former St. Louisan, was killed Monday when a plane he was piloting crashed on landing at a field in Jacksonville, Fla., relatives here were informed yesterday. Moushey, a graduate of Chaminade College High School, attended St. Louis University's college of arts and sciences for one year before he was appointed to the Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD., in 1948. At the time, he lived at 4626 Rosa Avenue, with his mother, now Mrs. James W. Irwin of Chicago. Irwin, a public relations counselor, is a former St. Louisan. Lt. Moushey, 25 years old, received his wings at Corpus Christi, Tex., last June, following his graduation from Annapolis two years ago. He had been stationed at Jacksonville since August and was training to be a jet pilot. Surviving, besides his mother, are his wife, Mrs. Sally Moushey; a daughter, Lois Ann, and a brother, William C. Moushey of Buffalo, N.Y. Burial will be Friday in the National Cemetery at Arlington, Va. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday, November 10, 1954, page 3.

The date of the crash was November 8, 1954. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Class of 1952

Michael is one of 50 members of the Class of 1952 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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