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Glen Thomas Vanderford (7005)
Father: Carl Orsen Vanderford
Mother: Hattie May Mock
b. January 23, 1922 in Colusa, California
m. February 12, 1944 in Sacramento, California,
Marlyn May Fitzgerald, b. May 10, 1923 in Sacramento, California
Vanderford(8008), b. December 31, 1948
Glen received his BA degree in
Agronomy from the University of California at Davis.
April 17, 1943:
Glen enlisted as an
aviation cadet in the Air Corps in Santa Ana, California. He was listed as
single, without dependants, with 3 years of college and employed as a sound
mixer for the motion picture industry. [wwii]
October 1942 to 1945:
Glen enlisted in the
U. S. Army Air Corps and graduated from the Douglas Army Air Force Pilot
School. He remained at Douglas Army Air Base in Arizona as a flight instructor.
In 1945, with the war winding down, Glen became a P-38 pilot specializing in
photo reconnaissance. [Marlyn]
After WW II to the present:
Glen joined his
father-in-law in the hardware business. He became the president of Newbert
Hardware in Sacramento, California upon his father-in-law's death in 1973.
1965 to present:
Glen took up trapshooting
and holds several state championships. Glen has a 27 yard maximum handicap.