A Record from Mary's Database


"ONI", p. 189


DOB: 4/14/38. POB: Chicago, IL. Entered service (Marines?) at 18, a few months before LHO entered. Out of service April 1964. Died in plane crash in Lake Michigan 8/16/65. Plane en route from New York to Chicago. No survivors. 24 passengers, 6 crew members. Gordon's second wife died in crash with him. He had been a cosmetics salesman and a Marine Reservist. First wife divorced him because "he was away for such long periiods of time. Had 2 children. They live in Southern California. Mother lives in Florida. Second wife was a model. His mother remembers visiting him at Pendleton. Nothing in his records about Pendleton. He was at Parris Island. Crew: Capt. Towel; Co-pilot Whitezell; Maurice Femmer; Stewardesses: Jeneal Beaver; Sandra Fuhrer; Phyllis Richer; Passengers: Beatrice Cartwright; W. (Wm?) Chalmers; K. Cumming; Sanford Horwitz; Mrs. (B. or H.) Johnson; Martha Kuphal; F. Landstrom; Donna Miller; K. Brick (female); J.B. Caruso; F. Duluca; H. Gordon; Mrs. H. Gordon; R. Hoffman; Mrs. R. Marconi; K. Musin; Daniel Pol; Benjamin Roytman; Clarence Sayen; G. Schmid; J.H. Thomas; R.C. Zabor.

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