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Major John T. Godfrey

Major John T. Godfrey

(1922-1958) ~ Inducted 1993

>b>Major John T. Godfrey, USAF, a Candian native raised in Woonsocket, was a highly decorated and widely recognized World War II flying ace credited with shooting down or destroying on the ground, 36 German planes. He later became prominent in public affairs as a State Senator. He also operated a successful Lace manufacturing business in Rhode Island. He died in 1958 of Lou Gehrig's Disease after moving his business and family to the state of Maine.


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