Category: Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen

George L. Washington

George Leward Washington DOB – June 4, 1983 George Leward Washington ’25, MS ’30 earned his Bachelors (1925) and Masters (1930), both in Mechanical Engineering (Course

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Fitzroy Newsum

Fitzroy “Buck” Newsum May 22, 1918 – January 5, 2013 Class: 43-K-TE Graduation Date: 12/5/1943 Unit: 477th Bombardment Group Service # 0409854 Fitzroy “Buck” Newsum was

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George R. Bolling I

George R. Bolling I August 4, 1920 – March 22, 2007 Class: 42-F-SE Graduation Date: 7/3/1942 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 99th Fighter Squadron Service #

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James T. Wiley

James T. Wiley August 7, 1918 – May 3, 2000 Class: 42-F-SE Graduation Date: 7/3/1942 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 99th Pursuit Squadron Service # 0790469

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George L. Knox II

George L. Knox II December 23, 1916 – November 4, 1964 Class: 42-E-SE Graduation Date: 5/20/1942 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 100th Fighter Squadron Service # 0789535

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James B. Knighten

James B. Knighten December 11, 1919 – November 9, 2000 Class: 42-E-SE Graduation Date: 5/20/1942 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 99th Fighter Squadron Service # 0789449

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Spann Watson

Spann Watson August 14, 1916 – April 15, 2010 Class: 42-F-SE Graduation Date: 7/3/1942 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 99th’s Operations Officer Service # 0790467 Spann

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Yancey Williams

Yancey Williams February 1, 1916 – October 22, 1953 Class: 44-J-SE Graduation Date: 12/28/1944 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 99th Fighter Squadron Service # 0423693 Yancey

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William M. Wheeler

2nd Lt William M. Wheeler August 20, 1923 – July 19, 2011 Class: 44-C-SE Graduation Date: 3/12/1944 Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 302nd Fighter Squadron Service

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Wallace P. Reed

Cpt Wallace Patillo Reed November 22, 1919 – November 12, 1999 Tuskegee AAF base weather officer Wallace was born on November 22, 1919, in Portsmouth,

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