Maxwell Speers 'Max' MacCollum


Max MacCollum

Date of Birth: February 22, 1899

Date of Death: September 25, 1943, in Indianapolis, Indiana (44 years old)


The New York Times - 09/26/43

Did you know?

Major Maxwell S. MacCollum, base adjutant of Stout Army Air Field died of burns

when he led a rescue chain formed in an effort to save two cadets, strapped in a plane

which had crashed into a hangar.  He was one the wing tip as the plane exploded. 

He died at the hospital at Stout Field, Indianapolis, Indiana.  He was cited for heroism.



1922 Louisville Brecks (NFL)


Centre (KY) College, University of California












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