Paul D. Burtner (?-1967)

Cast of The Ghost Train with Paul Burtner at far right, 1938

Second Lieutenant Burtner died in an automobile accident near Del Rio, Texas, on March 20, 1967, a few days after he had received his wings as an Air Force pilot. A Philosophy and English major and a graduate of the class of 1965, he was the son of Lt. Colonel Clare Paul Burtner and Mrs. Margaret Burt Burtner, both of the class of 1941.

At Dickinson Burtner was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and served all four years on the Student Senate and as its president during his senior year.

More information about other Dickinson war casualties can be found through the online project "In Remembrance" (see link for related entries below).

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