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Jefferson DeBlanc
Captain (Pilot)

Born: 15 February 1921; Lockport, Louisiana
Education: B.S. (Physics and math) Southwestern Louisiana Institute (1947); M.A. Education (Physics) Louisiana State University (1951); M.A. (Mathematics), Louisiana State University (1963); Ed.D. (Education), McNeese State University (1973)
Entered Marine Corps
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Summery: After service with VMF-112, served with VMF-422 in Central Pacific and Okinawa campaigns attaining 9 aerial victories. Following active duty served in the Marine Corps Reserves (1946-1972) attaining the grade of Colonel. Served as CO for MARTG-18 at NAS New Orleans. Principle post-war career involved education, serving as a secondary school physics, electronics and math teacher. Instructed in the Department of Defense (DoD) International Schools system in Brunsum, Holland (1974-1979). Continued education activity with Saint Martinville, LA school system. Military service awards include: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, and the Purple Heart. Active in community affairs with many organizations. Died: 22 November 2007; Lafayette, LA

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Wife:
B. DeBlanc (deceased 2005)

Daughter:
Barbara DeBlanc (teacher)

Sons:
Jefferson J. DeBlanc, Jr. (Roman Catholic Priest)
Richard DeBlanc (Self-employed)
Frank DeBlanc (State Civil/Mechanical Engineer)
Michael DeBlanc (City Civil/Mechanical Engineer)