Earl L. Pangborn was born in Indiana in 1921. In Rye his family lived at 949 Forest Ave and were members of the Presbyterian Church. Earl was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1940. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Earl Leroy Pangborn
Name: Earl Leroy Pangborn Jr.
Birth Date: 28 Mar 1921
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
Residence Place: Rye, Westchester, New York
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Addison, Vermont, USA
Employer: Middlebury College, Vermont
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5'' 7 1/2"
Next of Kin: Earl Leroy Pangborn
Born in Indianapolis. Served from Mar. 12, 1944 until May 18, 1946. Attended OCS at Middlebury College. Commissioned on Jan. 1, 1945 and Ensign in Army Air Corps.
Earl Pangborn Gets Navy Wings
Earl L. Pangborn, 22, of 949 Forest Avenue, won his Navy Wings of Gold and was commissioned an Ensign in the Naval Reserve this week following completion of the prescribed flight training course at the Naval Air Training Center, Pensacola, Fla. , the Annapolis of the Air. Prior to entering the Naval service, Ensign Pangborn attended Middlebury College for two years. Having been designated a Naval Aviator, he will go on active duty at one of the Navys air operational training centers before being assigned to a combat zone.
Friday, November 12, 1943 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE ELEVEN
Rye High School Graduate, class of 1940