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Lorenz Forbes '31
Date of birth: November 4, 1909
Date of death: February 13, 1937
From the 1931 Lucky Bag:
From Find A Grave:
13 February 1937: Deceased was piloting USN plane to Naval Air Station, San Diego, Calif., from Yuma, Arizona, on a duly authorized airplane flight completing a transcontinental trip from Norfolk, Va. He encountered extremely adverse weather in crossing Laguna Mts. and crashed near Laguna Lakes, Calif. Plane was a total wreck. Body in terribly mangled condition: FORBES, Lorenz Quenter, Lieutenant, U.S.N.
He earned his wings as naval aviator #4063 on October 24, 1934. He was survived by his wife, whom he had married six months before his loss. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.