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Conrad J. Downing ( Missoula 1945 )

posted: May 24, 2008

Conrad died June 20, 2004. He was born in 1926 and was a Quaker. Conrad was drafted into Civilian Public Service from Salem, Virginia in 1944 and he was listed as a "Student" at that time. Clarence jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season and had seven training and two fire jumps.

After his discharge he earned a degree in mechanical engineering from the Univ. of New Mexico in 1952. He was employed by ITT for many years and worked on the development of the Night Vision Program.