New England Air Museum
Gordon L. Teach
 
Recent Address:  
Inverness, IL
 
Email:    
 
Family Information:  
Parents: Ralph and Gladys; Wife: Mary; Children: Michael and Jeffery
 
Hometown:  
Tampico, IL
 
Date Entered Service:  
September 16, 1940
 
Service Number:  
O-750481
 
Bomb Group:  
468th
 
Squadron:  
794th - he was the Co-Pilot on Gust Askounis' original crew from Salina
 
Location of Unit:  
Salina, India, China, Tinian
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:    
 
Targets:    
 
Awards/Decorations:    
 
Service Schools Attended:    
 
Military Specialty(ies):  
Pilot
 
Rank Upon Discharge:    
 
Crew Type:  
Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:    
 
Were you a POW?  
No
 
Were you interned?  
No
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:    
 
Post-WWII Military Service:    
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
He was a distinguished stock brokerage industry leader, and a founding member and 1970 chairman of the National Association of Securities Dealers. He also held positions with the Midwest Stock Exchange, Investment Bankers Association and served as governor of the Chicago Association of Stock Exchange firms. He was a longtime member of the Union League Club, where he became life trustee for the Union League Boys and Girls Club.
 
Comments:
Mr. Teach passed away February 9, 2009.

 


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