RALPH C. RODGERS, LTJG, USN
Ralph Rodgers '48
Date of birth: January 26, 1925
Date of death: December 7, 1950
From the 1948 Lucky Bag:
From Kane Republican (Kane, Pennsylvania) on December 8, 1950:
PENSACOLA, FLA. - A Navy board today investigated a crash in which two Navy fliers were killed Thursday when their planes collided and plunged into marshlands five miles south of here. The Pensacola naval air station identified them as Lt (Jg) Ralph C. Rodgers, 25, of Paoli, Pa., and Cadet Robert H. Howell, 20, of Absecon, N. J. A Naval air station spokesman said the collision took place during formation training flights from nearby Saufley Field.
The date of the accident was December 7, 1950. Ralph was born on January 26, 1925.