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Whipple, Percival Dodge (1895 April 19)



  • Existence: 1895 April 19


Percival Dodge Whipple, born April 19, 1895 in Hamilton Massachusetts, was a private stationed at Kelly Field and Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX during World War I. Before joining the Aviation Section Signal Corps, Pvt. Whipple attended Harvard and graduated in 1916. Pvt. Whipple was discharged from service on February 7, 1919, married Elinor Glover Robertson (spelled Eleanor in letters) on May 26, 1923. Percival Whipple later worked as a lineman for the New England Telephone & Telegram Company in Massachusetts.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Private Percival D. Whipple Letters Collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 0112222283163]
Identifier: 34.160-PH-Projects-2017-Whipple

Small collection of letters written by Private Percival Whipple, who served in the Aviation Section Signal Corps in Texas during World War I.

Dates: 1917-1919