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 Clifton Curtis Williams, Jr

Clifton Curtis Williams, Jr

Birth
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Death 5 Oct 1967 (aged 35)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Lot 2503, Grid Q-15
Memorial ID 2724 · View Source
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Astronaut. Born in Mobile, Alabama, he was a US Marine Corps Major, graduated from the Navy Test Pilot School and accumulated 2,500 hours flying time in jet aircraft. In October 1963, he was selected by NASA as an Astronaut serving as backup pilot for the Gemini 10 mission and worked in the areas of launch operations and crew safety. He was killed in the crash of a T-38 jet near Tallahassee, Florida.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2724
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clifton Curtis Williams, Jr (26 Sep 1932–5 Oct 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2724, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .