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Louis Grant, II '62

Date of birth: March 21, 1939

Date of death: July 6, 1967

Age: 28

Lucky Bag

From the 1962 Lucky Bag:


From the September-October 1967 issue of Shipmate.

From the September-October 1967 issue of Shipmate:

Lt. Louis R. Grant, 2d, USN, was killed on 6 July while flying a UH-1B helicopter near the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, Md. At the time of the accident he was a student at the Navy Test Pilot School. Services and interment were at Arlington National Cemetery.

Lt. Grant was born in Quincy, Mass., and attended Thayer Academy and Brown University before entering the Naval Academy. He was graduated with the class of 1962. After completing flight training at Pensacola, he reported to HC Squadron 2 at Lakehurst, N. J., in 1963. From then until 1966 he made several Mediterranean cruises in carriers of the Atlantic Fleet flying rescue helicopters. He held the Air Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.

He is survived by his widow, Penelope, the daughter of RAdm. and Mrs. James Edward Leeper of Falls Church, Va., who has made her home at 107 Linden Lane, Lexington Park, Md.; his parents, Capt. and Mrs. E. Milton Grant of Vallejo, Calif., and a brother, Robert Grant of Norwich, N. Y.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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