Odd Coincidences and Notable Things
All three of these men are on the same page of the 1948-B Lucky Bag:
All three of these men are on the same page of the 1953 Lucky Bag:
All three of these men are on the same page of the 1941 Lucky Bag
Leroy Bates '66 - he died while his wife was pregnant. His dad was killed in an a/c accident when he was only 3.
David Lloyd '56 - granddaughter "Becca" is '02
Craig Taylor '65 - Graduate of San Juan Capistrano HS.
Wendell Switzer, Jr. '53 - brother (non-grad) also killed in Naval Aviation accident. Their dad was VADM Switzer, '21, CO of USS Wasp in WWII.
Brothers who graduated West Point and also KIA:
Joseph Loughlin, Jr. '32: dad KIA in France 9 November 1918.
John Daub, Jr. '36 lost a brother, 2nd LT USAAC, ~6 months later in plane crash.
Louis Shane, Jr. '26 rescued Admiral Hart ('97) from Manila. Louis Sr. was Hart's classmate and shipmate.
Earle Childs '15 aboard British sub sunk in WWI. Son (grad) was LT in Pacific, lost leg in attack exactly 25 yrs after dad died
Clarence Bronson '10 non grad, KIA in WWI; son also lost (KIA?) in Europe (in WWII) as infantry 2nd LT.