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Conger, Paul A.



  • Existence: 1918-1994

Paul A. Conger was born on May 3, 1918 in Los Angeles, California. He joined the United States Army Air Forces and graduated from flight school in July of 1942. He served two tours of duty with the 56th Fighter Group in Europe, flying with the 61st Fighter Squadron and 63rd Fighter Squadron from 1943 to 1945. Conger remained in the Air Force Reserves after the war and retired as a colonel in 1957. In his civilian life, he operated an air charter service and worked in the heavy equipment and truck leasing business until his retirement in 1980. He passed away in 1994.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James C. Stewart Fighter Ace Collection

Identifier: 2002-02-13-1098
Abstract Lt. Col. James C. Stewart (1919-2004) was born in Corona, California. He joined the Army Air Force, graduated from flying school in August 1940, and was assigned to the 56th Fighter Group which was stationed in England during World War II. The collection primarily covers Lt. Col. Stewart's 1943-1966 military service with military records, personal documents, photographs, clippings, assorted ephemera, and films.

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