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Jackson “Jerry” Taylor ’49

Jackson “Jerry” Taylor ’49 of Annapolis, Md., died peacefully at home Aug. 25, 2016. He was 91.

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., he was a decorated World War II veteran who completed 20 combat missions as a B-17 navigator in the European theater. He graduated from Swarthmore with a degree in civil engineering and continued his service to his country in the Air Force Reserves, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel.


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