John Luther Morgan, Jr. Collection:
John Luther Morgan, Jr. was born at Forth Worth, Texas on Oct. 29, 1921. He was in the Class of 1941 at the North Texas Agricultural College. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Oct. 29, 1941 and fought in WWII. He was considered one of the best young pilots in Marine Corps Aviation. Capt. Morgan destroyed three Japanese fighter planes in 90 seconds. He was killed near Okinawa on March 28, 1945. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal.
Photographs, military records, news clippings, and memorabilia. This collection comprised of records relating to John Luther Morgan.
Open for research.
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John Luther Morgan, Jr. Collection, Unprocessed mss. 2011-17, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.
Gift, August 27, 2010.
Accessioned as number 2011-17.