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Maxwell Speers 'Max' MacCollum

 

Max MacCollum

Date of Birth: February 22, 1899

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

Source:

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.

 

Teams:

1922 Louisville Brecks (NFL)

College:

Centre (KY) College, University of California

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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