James Henry Pressley, Jr.


Attended Clemson from 1945-1947

Americus, GA

He was survived by his wife, Margaret Hutchins Pressley; parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Pressley of Clarksville, TN; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Smith of Dillard, GA.

Navy, Lieutenant (junior grade)

Flight instructor at Kings Field, Florida

May 26, 1928

Jun 29, 1954

While acting as Naval Flight Instructor in an SNJ-4 aircraft, he died in an accident 1/4 mile from Kings Field, FL.

Arlington National Cemetery; Section 7, Site 8199-C.


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