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Local Decorated Tuskegee Airman Laid to Rest
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TitleLocal Decorated Tuskegee Airman Laid to Rest
AbstractObituary for John Wilburn Davis, a decorated WWII fighter pilot and a founding member of the Heart of America chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen of America, Inc. Davis flew 53 missions and logged over 640 hours of combat duty during his military career. After WWII, he went on to own a franchise with the Standard Oil Company and would later become the first African American to drive for the Kansas City Public Transportation system.
AuthorGeorge J. Dunmore
PhotographerEd King
DateJune 27-July 3, 2008
SourceThe Call
LocationMicrofilm
Volume88
Number48
Page5
SubjectMilitary air pilots
Local SubjectDavis, John
Tuskegee Airmen
African Americans
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID219337
CONTENTdm number38035
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