Monday, October 02, 2006

Winecoff Fire Alert! In Search of Richard Fletcher

In the continuing effort to learn more about survivors of the Winecoff Hotel fire, information is now being sought about Richard Fletcher, a visitor in room 510-12 on the morning of the 1946 fire.

Richard Fletcher Facts:
Here is what we think we know about Richard Fletcher.
Born: April 2, 1917 - Illinois
Died: August 30, 1993 - Mesa, Arizona
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio

Home Address in 1946: 115 Kent Place Dayton, Ohio
Last address known to the Veterans Administration as of 1952:
1205 Newark Place Dayton, Ohio
He was married to M. Marguerite Reed Fletcher. They were married and divorced twice. Together they had two children, David Ross Fletcher and Linda Gale Fletcher. His sister in law's name was Kay Reed.

As of December 23, 1946 he was Tec 4th Grade, U.S. Army
Stationed at Military Personnel Branch, Headquarters Detachment, Ft. McPherson, Georgia
Military I.D.# ASN35237795
Here is another potentially relevant # : (RPC) C#11769557.
He had been in the Army three years and at Ft. McPherson for about two months having reenlisted.

If you ever knew Richard Fletcher or can supply a verifiable photograph of him contact

The search continues for information about 1946 Winecoff Hotel employees Alice Edmonds and Rozena Neal. Click here.



Blogger Judi Brown said...

My father was a firefighter in this awful event - W S Burton

It makes me so sad to think about the men and women that jump to their dealth from this fire.

Judi Brown

7/07/2007 08:36:00 AM  

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