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Watson, Dudley Malone

(born: 1919  -  died: 1958) 

Dudley M. Watson was born in Frankfort, KY, the son of Paul and Beulah Malone Watson. A Tuskegee Airman, 2nd lieutenant in the Army, and captain in the Air Force, Watson served as assistant operations officer with the 302nd Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group in Michigan. He was also an instrument instructor at Tuskegee Army Air Base and commanding officer of G Squadron, Godman Army Air Base. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950; and the Matthew Young interview of Bernice Watson in The Greatest Google Generation by L. Line.


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NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America: an illustrated biographical directory of notable living persons of African descent in the United States (1950)
NKAA Source: The Greatest Google generation

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