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Name Doerr, John J.

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2015.027.0005 - Photograph

World War II honor portrait of veteran John J. Doerr, former student of The State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Home: Poughkeepsie, NY Class: 1935 Service: United States Army Air Force Date & Place of Death: Killed in plane crash on routine training flight at Jackson Field, Mississippi on December 21, 1941. Sketch: Lieutenant Doerr graduated in 1937 with specialization in Landscape Forestry. Following his graduation he was employed as a member of the technical staff at the CCC camp at Margaretsville, NY. In 1937 he enlisted in the US Air Force as a flying cadet and was trained at Randolph Field in Texas and at Mitchell Field New York where he re