Archie Twitchell


Archie Twitchell Famous memorial

Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, USA
Death 31 Jan 1957 (aged 50)
Pacoima, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Devotion, Block I, Section 12471, Lot 3
Memorial ID 10115 View Source

Actor. Appeared in motion pictures from the 1930s through the 1950s. Acted primarily in movies of the Western genre. Archie was the co-pilot of the DC-7B test flight that collided with another plane over Pacoima Junior High on 1-31-57. Eight people died including three 13 year old boys on the playground. This was musician Ritchie Valens' school (he was in 9th grade at the time) and one of his friends was killed. Ritchie was not in school that day.

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  • Added: 23 Jun 2000
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