M.--- 2nd Officer  Eugene Winslow 'Gene' Moraga 

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 b. 18 Nov 1900, Contra Costa Co., CA  7 Aug 1940 - 12 Sep 1940 

  ata gene moraga 1940 1940  ata gene moraga 19451945 [Arizona Republic]    

 

"A fifth generation descendant of the pioneer California family. He was a descendant of Jose Joaquin Moraga, for whom Moraga Valley is named."

US Air Corps 1917-19. "A pilot in the Signal Corps during World War I"

1921-23 Forest Patrol, US Government Dept.

US Air Corps again 1925-38 First Lieut.

m. Virginia Gretchen [Arthur]. [divorced 1937]

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Gene with sons Gene Jr (5) and Nacio [or Don] Jose (2) in 1931

Address in 1940: 2125 Carelton St, Berkeley CA

"He was formerly a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Corps and was stationed with the 91st Observation Squadron at Crissey Field in San Francisco. He was later transferred to Fort Lewis, Wash." according to the Oakland Tribune, 29 Oct 1940

" Mr Moraga joined the Canadian Royal Air Force in the second world war, first as a ferry pilot and later as an instructor.

He later joined the US Air Force Reserve as an instructor and was then transferred to the Air Transport Command.

Following the war, Mr Moraga taught mattress crafting at Dueul Vocational Institute."

d. 20 Feb 1975, Altaville CA

"Mr Moraga is survived by his wife Lenore of Altaville, three sons and five grandchildren." 


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