Hugh Law

Recent Address: 123 Rolling Oak Ct., Elgin, TX 78621 (daughter)
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Family Info: Wife: Lillian Francis Law (Deceased); Children: Richard and Wife Judith Law; Patricia Law and husband Bruce Luscin (deceased) and son Brett Luscin; John Law and son Sebastian; LT Jean Clare Law
Hometown: Corvallis, Oregon
Date Entered Service: 1939
Service Number: O-743-658
Bomb Group: 462nd
Squadron: 770th
Location of Unit: Agate Beach. Oregon
Missions Flown: 32
Hump Missions: Yes - number unknown
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, AF Reserve Medal, American Defense Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, American Campaign Meda with Four Bronze Service Starsl, WWII Victory Medal, Four Overseas Service Bars
Service Schools: Bombardier, AAA AFS Kirkland; Navigation, AAF San Marcos; Communications Chief
MOS: Communications Chief, Bombardier, Navigator, (P)Inf Unit Commander
Rank Upon Discharge: st Lt. (58th); Lt. Col. (Reserve)
Crew Type: Flight crew
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Date Discharged: January 2, 1946
Post WWII Service: Oregon National Guard, 242 Air Service Group; Texas National Guard, 143rd Infantry Regiment, Army Retired Reserve
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Economics Professor, California State Polytechnical College, University of Mississippi, Ferris State University, East Tennessee State University, East New Mexico State University. After public teaching career, he was hired by the University of Maryland's military program and taught in various locations around the world including: Guam; Bitburg, Germany; Alaska; Okinawa; Rota, Spain and New Mexico.
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Comments: Dr. Law passed away May 1, 2005 and is buried in Austin, Texas. He wrote two books that his daughter is planning on publishing.

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