Wichita Falls, Texas
Lawrence Weidman was from Wichita Falls, Texas. He was a member of the varsity football team of Nebraska State Teachers College, which he attended three years. He was majoring in physical education, intending to make a career of football coaching.
Weidman enlisted in the Army Air Force, having learned to fly while at Kearney. He was killed in a plane crash in Florida in December 28, 1943.
Branch of Service
Army Air Force
Military Occupational Specialty
Pilot or Crew Member
Original Source Location
UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Folder 4, Envelope 5
Article from the Wichita Falls Record on Lawrence Weidman
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Lawrence Weidman in uniform (high quality)
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Lawrence Weidman in pilot gear; taken at ThunderBird Field June 14, 1943
"Lawrence Weidman" (1943). World War II Casualties. 31.