Calvin J. Spann

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Calvin J. Spann
First Lieutenant Clavin J. Spann 15th Air Force.jpg
1st Lt. Calvin J. Spann an Original Tuskegee Airmen of the 332nd Fighter Group 100th Squadron
Born(1924-11-28)November 28, 1924
DiedSeptember 6, 2015(2015-09-06) (aged 90)
McKinney,Texas, United States

Calvin J. Spann (November 28, 1924 – September 6, 2015) was an original Tuskegee Airman and fighter pilot with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group.

Spann received his wings from the Tuskegee Flight School as a part of the graduating class of 44G.[1] As a member of the United States Army Air Corps, he served in Europe during World War II, where Spann flew 26 combat missions before the end of the war in the European Theatre.[2]

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  1. "Allen Public Library Presents: Tuskegee Airman Lt. Calvin Spann - The City of Allen, TX". Allentx.swagit.com. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  2. "Frontiers of Flight Museum Honoring African American aviation pioneers past & present". North Dallas Gazette. 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2013-08-24.