M.392 2nd Officer  Milford Kenneth Crawford 
 flag usa  b. 11 Nov 1910, Kalamazoo, Michigan  20 Mar to 31 Jul 1941

   ATA

     

 

Father: Jollie George Crawford, a Credit Manager for Peoples Outfitting Co; Mother: Marie A [Ramstain]

Ed. Southwestern High School, Detroit; Detroit College of Law

 m. 8 Aug 1936 in Detroit, Genevieve 'Grace' R [Magalikski] (d. 2002)

prev. Sewing Machine Dept of Sears Roebuck, Detroit

prev. exp. 525 hrs

  Draft card, dated 16 Oct 1940

Address in 1941: 10200 Lakepointe Ave, Detroit, Michigan


 Postings: 6FPP

 1 accident, his fault:

- 12 Jun 1941, a heavy landing in a Hurricane after an error of judgement

 

Contract Terminated - "Inefficiency"


 Lieut in US Navy, 19 Jul 1943 to 22 Jun 1947

Still flying in 1948 - he and his passenger escaped unhurt after he crashed a twin-engined plane at the Municipal Airport, Jackson MI, after "both motors quit as he was circling the field"

 

d. 29 Sep 1986 - Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan

Buried at Mount Olivet CemeteryEastwoodKalamazoo CountyMichigan

 


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