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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: 1927
Date of death: 1953
Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

1951 Golec LB.jpg

From the 1951 Lucky Bag:

Theodore Ray Golec

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Known as "T. R.", the Mad Russian of the thirty-sixth company . . . claims to have received inspiration for the nautical life from the various Johnstown floods . . . only man in the Naval Academy ever to study Russian, Polish, Spanish, and Latin American women in two years . . . maintains that the category of Latin American women was by far the most interesting and educational . . . as a fireman 1/c aboard the USS Tarawa, he got the advanced dope on youngster steam . . . no lover of Jazz or popular music he prefers his music in the robust Russian manner . . . one of the few left at Navy who merely wants to be a line officer . . . no subs . . . air force . . . marines or other special duty for him . . .

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Ted's life or loss. He is buried in Pennsylvania.

Class Navigation

Class of 1951
Theodore is one of 48 members of the Class of 1951 in Memorial Hall.
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