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Curtis S. Griffin
Curtis S. Griffin
TitleCurtis S. Griffin
DescriptionPortrait of Curtis S. Griffin, a Captain with the U. S. Army Air Corps. Griffin was born on April 11, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri. Griffin entered the Army in 1940 and he was married on August 1, 1942 to Mary Jane Kunodle. Griffin was killed in action in July 1943 when his plane was shot down over Naples, Italy. He was awarded three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Purple Heart.
DateCirca 1942
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 17
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Griffin, Curtis S.
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10020618
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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