Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 1/28/04  and contains information from public web pages.

Don Hubert Vandagriff

Wrong Don Hubert Vandagriff?


Local Address:  Anniston , Alabama , United States
Parker Memorial Baptist Church

Employment History

  • Air Service Command


  • Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science
  • bachelor's degree , grain and cereal chemistry
Web References
Weatherford Democrat, 28 Jan 2004 [cached]
Derrel E. Flanery, Roy D. Harris, Patricia Lee Raymo, Don Hubert Vandagriff
Don Hubert Vandagriff, 82, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, in Birmingham, Ala.
He was born June 19, 1921, in Weatherford, Texas, to Roy and Jewell Vandagriff.Don went to Weatherford public schools and after his graduation in 1937, he entered Weatherford College and later to Texas Wesleyan College in Fort Worth until he received his "Greetings from the President."
In 1942 he entered the Air Force, receiving his training at Camp Wolters, Texas, Lowry Field, Denver, Colo., Hill Field, Ogden, Utah, and was then sent to Blackpool, England.
From there he went to Rouen, France, and then on a special mission taking him to North Africa, across the Suez Canal, and ultimately to Poltava, Ukraine, from which the Ploeste Oil Fields in Italy were bombed.He was based here until the end of the European Operations of World War II.Don served with the Air Service Command, U.S. Strategic Air Forces in Europe.
Upon his return to the States, he went to Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science (now K.S.U.) in Manhattan.He received his bachelor's degree in grain and cereal chemistry in 1949.
His work was in various kinds of chemistry labs with an interim of two years teaching science and math before entering a career with the U.S. government in highly classified ordnance inspection.After a time of intensive training, he was sent to Okinawa for three years, later to up state New York, and in 1977 to Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he was based for five years, also demilitarizing areas in France and Italy.
Completing his work there, he was based at the Ordnance Depot in Bynam, Ala.His final assignment was in Seoul, Korea.In addition to his work there, he assisted the base chaplain for which he received special recognition and also for the service rendered to Baptist missionaries there.He retired from the government service just before leaving Korea.
Don was an artist in drawing, painting and carving.He sang tenor with several quartets, including the Y's Guys, many choirs and choruses, and with the Fort Worth Opera Chorus.
He had been a Christian since a lad at North Side Baptist Church, Weatherford, and was ordained a deacon in the Koza Baptist Church while stationed at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa.He was currently a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church in Anniston, Ala.
Don married Mary C. Brackett June 1, 1949, in Manhattan, Kan.
Other People with the name "Vandagriff":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.