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Truman Tucker
Birth: Apr. 14, 1916
Farmerville
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1988
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA

Born and raised on a family farm near Farmerville in rural Union Parish, north-central Louisiana. Eldest of five children. Full name George Truman Tucker, but always went by Truman (G. Truman Tucker). Attended Farmerville Elementary School and High School and graduated in 1943 from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute (now Louisiana Tech University), Ruston, Louisiana, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Immediately went to work for The Boeing Company in Wichita, Kansas. Met Kathleen Klaus who also was working at Boeing. Married in Wichita in June, 1944; four children. Worked for Boeing, primarily in Flight Test, in Denver (1944-45), Wichita (1943-44, 1945-47, 1949-53, 1959-81) and Seattle (1947-49, 1953-59) for thirty-eight years, retiring in Wichita in 1981.

Siblings:
Travis C. Tucker (1918-1945)
Rozena Plonnigs (1920-2011)
Two surviving brothers.

Children:
Two daughters and two sons survive (five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren) 
 
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 Parents:
  Perry Jordan Tucker (1888 - 1965)
  Della Moore Tucker (1894 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Kathleen Ann Klaus Tucker (1923 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Truman Tucker (1916 - 1988)
  Travis Clark Tucker (1918 - 1945)*
  Rozena Tucker Plonnigs (1920 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Wichita
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Mausoleum D-24
 
Maintained by: Greg Tucker
Originally Created by: Deb
Record added: Mar 04, 2007
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