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Descriptive Finding Guide for the Richard M. Denbo Personal Papers SDASM.SC.10036
SDASM.SC.10036  
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Description
Richard M. Denbo was born on March 10, 1897 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Denbo served as an aviation engine mechanic. He transferred his interest as an auto mechanic to aircraft engines when he enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1917. He was assigned to the 80th as Chauffeur-Mechanic in the 805th Aero Squadron in France and England between January 22, 1918, and June 5, 1919.
Background
Richard M. Denbo was born on March 10, 1897 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Denbo served as an aviation engine mechanic. He transferred his interest as an auto mechanic to aircraft engines when he enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1917. He was assigned to the 80th as Chauffeur-Mechanic in the 805th Aero Squadron in France and England between January 22, 1918, and June 5, 1919. He returned to Texas in 1919 where he received an honorable discharge. Denbo continued working with engines and heavy equipment, and built runways for the Post Air Mail Services.
Extent
0.7 Cubic feet Two boxes with dimensions 12 ¼ x 10 ¼ x 5 inches.
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Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.