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Payne, Horace Wilbert, 1921-1943



  • Existence: 1921 - 1943

Biographical Information

Horace W. Payne enrolled at Purdue University in 1939 and regularly fought in boxing tournaments. He enlisted in the Marines in 1942 and was commissioned as 2nd Leiutenant in February 1943. He died in June 1943 when his plane suffered engine failure during a training flight.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Horace W. Payne collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 186
Scope and Contents Photograph, Delta Upsilon Fraternity receipt, Delta Upsilon Fraternity paddle, freshman belt buckle, and items from memorial service, belonging to Horace W. Payne.
Dates: 1939 - 1943