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John Dan Mathis, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1924
Death: Jul. 3, 1960

TEC5 605 Port Co TC World War II

Drag Strip: Halls Dragway, Tennessee
Accident Date: July 3, 1960

After speeding through the timing lights, he (John D. Mathis, Jr.) lost control of his car and careened more than 200 yards into a field. He was thrown from his vehicle. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died about forty minutes after his arrival. The drag strip was located on an abandoned U.S. army base and 2,000 spectators witnessed the accident. He lived in Westwood, Alabama. 
Family links: 
  John Dan Mathis (1897 - 1970)
  Esther Clara Thompson Mathis (1900 - 1965)
  John Dan Mathis (1924 - 1960)
  Robert Alfred Mathis (1939 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Midway United Methodist Cemetery
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Robin Knowles Miner
Record added: Aug 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114969381
John Dan Mathis, Jr
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 Added: Nov. 28, 2013

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