M.--  First Officer Lawrence Sprague King 

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 b. 9 Feb 1896, Malden, Middlesex, MA Aug 1940 - 12 Sep 1940 

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m. 1922 Bernice [Lyles], 1 child

Army Air Corps in WWI; "Sergeant King landed in France Sept 1918, but never saw active service owing to his immediate transfer to the officers training school at Camp de la Valbonne, France. He was recommended for a commission but the armistice was signed before any action was undertaken." [Marshall Messenger, 11 Mar 1919]

Chief Pilot for National Airways, Detroit, from 1929 to 1931

Address in 1940: 843 31st Ave, San Francisco

  

After ATA, he and Gene Moraga "went to the aid of the British a second time, this time as an instructor with the Royal Canadian Air Force", [Oakland Tribune, 29 Oct 1940]

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d. 8 Apr 1953, buried San Bruno CA

 

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