Jack Glenn: BCHS salutatorian to B-24 navigator

Photos courtesy Mrs. Helen Foreman, Matagorda County Museum
Jack Glenn at gunnery school

   Second Lieutenant Jack Harold “Bucky” Glenn, U.S. Army Air Forces (Aug. 16, 1923 – July 7, 1944) was born to Verner Clive “VC” Glenn (Nov. 5, 1894 – April 2, 1959) and Elizabeth (Schauer) Glenn November 8, 1898 – April 17, 1981) at Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma.
  His parents were married at Tulsa on July 12, 1920, then later moved to Bay City. 
  Jack attended Bay City Public Schools and graduated as salutatorian from Bay City High School with the Class of 1940. 
  Following high school, he attended A&M College for one year before entering the U.S. Army (1941-42). 
  He enlisted in the Army Air Forces Reserve Corps in October 1942, and was called to active duty in January 1943. 
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