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Brewer, James Olin, 1917-1996



  • Existence: 1917-1996

Biographical Note

James Olin Brewer was born on December 28, 1917. During World War II, he served as a pilot flying P-38s and P-40s with the 35th Fighter Squadron, which was active in New Guinea, New Britain, and Solomon Islands.

In 1944, he married Mary Eugenia Johnson (1919–1979). The couple had a son, Randell. James O. Brewer died on December 17, 1996.

Biography derived from collection information and

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James O. Brewer World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012-06-04
Contents of the Collection The James O. Brewer World War II Collection documents Brewer’s service as a pilot in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection consists of both photographic and textual material, primarily dating from 1942-1949.Photographs are in color and black-and-white and appear to show military personnel, reunions, and personal candids, though most of the photographs are not dated or annotated. A significant number of photographs were taken in Australia and prominently feature...

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