Joseph C. McConnell

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Birthday
30, 1922
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Death Date
Aug 25, 1954 (32)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1922
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Death Date
Aug 25, 1954 (32)

About

Distinguished American fighter pilot of the Korean War era. He received both the Silver Star and the Distinguished Service Cross for his aerial combat heroics.

Before Fame

He joined the U.S. Army Air Forces as soon as he was eligible for service.

Trivia

While working as a test pilot, he was killed in a 1954 crash over Edwards Air Force Base.

Family Life

He was married to Pearl McConnell.

Associated With

He was featured in the film The McConnell Story, which starred Alan Ladd.