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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thriller Thursday - George Clemmons Colburn Jr

George Colburn (Jr) was the son of Nancy Shelby Chinn and George Clemmons Colburn.

From the Moberly (Missouri) Monitor, July 13, 1931


HARRISONVILLE, Mo.,  July 13 (AP) -- George Colburn, Hutchinson, Kansas and Jake Thomas, Harrisonville, both about 15 years old were killed in an airplane crash near here late yesterday. The pilot, Irwin Vrooman of Kansas City was critically injured. The plane, in taking off, struck a tall cottonwood tree, nosed over into the ground and caught fire.

His memorial at Find-a-Grave can be viewed here.

Copyright 2011, ACK for Gene Notes

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