James Hendrickson – Week 8 of 52 Weeks of Ancestors

b:  February 16, 1849 Indiana m. September 28, 1887 d.  March 19, 1929, St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri buried: Elm Spring Baptist Church Relationship: My paternal great-grandfather What I know about James Hendrickson I found this paper: Pleasant Hill College $30.00 August 27, 1877 This certifies that Mr. James Hendrickson having paid the sum of Thirty Dollars into the Treasury is hereby entitled to Full Scholarship for the period of one year with the privilege of attending each and every department without…

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A Curtiss P-40 of the 49th Fighter Group, piloted by Lt. Bob Hazard, taking off as second of two P-40s from Twenty-Seven Mile Field, SE of Darwin, Australia, loses directional control in prop-wash of lead fighter, strikes recently arrived Lockheed C-40 parked next to airstrip, killing General Harold H. George, Time-Life reporter Melville Jacoby, and base personnel 2nd Lt. Robert D. Jasper, who were standing next to the Lockheed. A number of others receive injuries, but P-40 pilot survives. Victorville Air Force Base, California, is renamed for the late general in June 1950. - 29th April 1942
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