Veterans' Memorial Project

John Francis Ferguson

Greenville, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: 1942

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 03/26/1922

Date of Death: 07/19/1945

Affiliations: Tau Nu Tau

Lt. Ferguson was First Pilot of a B-29, killed in a plane crash while finishing his training at Alamogordo, New Mexico. He had been in the Army Air Forces a little more than 3 years. He is buried at Reno Bethel Cemetery, Reno, Illinois.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, September, 1945, and University and public records

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