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Walter Joseph "Joe" Woolfolk
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1904
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1937
McNary
Apache County
Arizona, USA

age: 33 yrs 1 mo 6 days
Residence: Los Angeles, California
AZ Certificate of Death

Father: Paul Edward Woolfolk
--birthplace: Columbia, Missouri
Mother: Flora Emmett
--birthplace: Columbia, Missouri

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McNary, AZ (near) Airliner Crash, Apr 1937
Posted October 12th, 2009 by Stu Beitler

WEARY SEARCHERS DISCOVER BODIES OF CRASH VICTIMS.

BURNED AND BROKEN BODIES OF EIGHT FOUND AMID WRECKAGE OF AIRLINER.

BIG SKY SHIP CRASHED HEADON INTO MOUNTAIN.

NONE OF BODIES REMOVED BY MID-AFTERNOON AS FIRST PARTY OF SEARCHERS RETURN TO BASE; PILOT AND CO-PILOT FOUND STRAPPED TO SEATS.

McNary, Ariz., April 7. (AP) -- Weary searchers found only burned and broken bodies late today at the spot high in the mountain wilds southeast of here where a luxurious skyliner crashed Saturday with.........~*~more~*~

Victims:
Pilot GLEN MOSER
Co-Pilot JOE WOOLFOLK
E. R. MOSER, 55, father of the pilot.
MERLE ESTEY, 29, a Douglas engineer, and his wife LUCILLE.
ROLAND KENT, Douglas employe.
MRS. B. B. BRUDERLIN, mother of a Douglas employee.
BERNARD TROY, JR., 33, parking station operator.

The plane left Burbank at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. It was reported missing late Sunday night. Attention was directed to the White Mountain area, when John Butler, lodge operator at Greer, Arizona, reported to Sheriff Nunn he had seen a ship circling over his lodge at 3 p.m. Saturday. It finally headed "right in to Mount Baldy" Butler reported.

The wreckage was sighted about 25 miles southwest of Greer yesterday by Major A. D. Smith, Albuquerque division airline manager, after an unsuccessful attempt to locate it near Alpine the previous day.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph West Virginia 1937-04-08
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Researched and Transcribed by Stu Beitler.
Thank you, Stu! 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Specifically: Santa Monica, California
 
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44118686
 


- Sharla
 Added: Oct. 27, 2011
 
 
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