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FITZWATER, John Timothy Papers (1941-1959)

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Call No. 168.7055

IRIS No. 1006015-1006027

(1914-1976). Brigadier General. USAF, 1938-1968.

Born 10 April 1914, Buckhannon, WV. BS, Wesleyan College, 1938; MA, Ohio State U, 1948. Flying Cadet, 1938-1939; commissioned Second Lieutenant, Air Reserve, May 1939. Career assignments include: Chief, USAF Human Resources Research and Development Program, 1948-1950; various duties, 1950-1965; Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans, HQ Tactical Air Command, 1965-1966; Deputy for Operations, HQ Continental Air Command, 1966-1968. Retired July 1968. Died 29 May 1976, Hagerstown, MD.

Personal and official papers relating to Fitzwater's Air Force career. Includes official correspondence and published materials on the establishment and early administration of the USAF Human Resources Research and Development Board (1948-1950) at Barksdale AFB, LA. Contains information on staffing, project reports, and program proposals. Also includes some personal correspondence and personnel records.