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This is a photograph showing Oliver Frank Tarr in his U. S. Navy uniform. Shortly after December 7, 1941, Tarr visited the Navy recruiting office in Wichita and enlisted. On January 22, 1942, he was sworn in at the recruiting office in Kansas City, Missouri. He went to the aviation radio school at the Naval Air Station in San Diego, California. From January 22, 1942 - May 9, 1947 he served as an aviation radio gunner in bombing squadron 12 in the South Pacific. He was commissioned an ensign and served as an active duty aviator from May 9, 1947 - March 31, 1950 and was released as a lieutenant junior grade. From March 31, 1950 - September 1, 1965 was inactive reserve and was transferred to retired reserve on September 1, 1965. He graduated in January 1953, from the University of Kansas with a business degree and passed the Certified Public Accountant exam in Kansas. During his career, Tarr worked for several accounting firms.

Date: 1951

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Item Number: 315311
Call Number: B Tarr, Oliver Frank *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 315311

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