THEODORE TALLMADGE, CAPT, USAF
Theodore Tallmadge '53
Date of birth: October 17, 1931
Date of death: October 8, 1959
From the 1953 Lucky Bag:
A USAF Boeing B-47E-65-BW Stratojet, 51-5248, of the 307th Bomb Wing at Lincoln AFB, Nebraska, crashes during RATO take-off, killing instructor pilot Maj. Paul R. Ecelbarger, aircraft commander 1st Lt. Joseph R. Morrisey, and navigators Capt. Lucian W. Nowlin and Capt. Theodore Tallmadge.
The date of the crash was October 8, 1959. There is a more detailed account of the crash, as well as a post-crash photograph, at this site.
He was survived by his wife, daughter, and parents. (Information from February 1960 issue of Shipmate.) He is buried in Ohio.
Ted's class ring is in the collection of the United States Naval Academy Museum.