James Dudley "Jay" Ramsey

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James Dudley "Jay" Ramsey

Birthplace: Des Moines, Michigan
Death: March 29, 1992 (76)
Brandon, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States
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Son of Henry Bassett Ramsey and Blanche Ramsey
Husband of Mary Jane Bennett
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About James Dudley "Jay" Ramsey

James Dudley Ramsey was a highly decorated transport pilot in World War II.

Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - April 1, 1992

JAMES DUDLEY RAMSEY, 76, of Sun City Center died Sunday at Humana Hospital Brandon. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, he served as director of the Michigan Aeronautics Commission for 22 years and retired in April 1979, and from 1947 to 1956 he was director of the Nebraska Aeronautics Commission. He served in the Air Force and received the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal and three battle stars. He was president and treasurer of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and chairman of the NASAO Airport Committee. He received the Experimental Aircraft Association Individual Achievement award in 1961, NASAO Distinguished Service in 1961, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Meritorious Award in 1967, Michigan Minuteman Governor's Award in 1970, and the Scheduled Air Carriers Award in 1971. He is survived by his second wife, Irene Brownell of Sun City Center; two sons, John Bennett of Boulder, Colo., and Jeffrey Scott of Atlanta; two brothers, Henry B. II of Philadelphia and William of Seattle; and 11 grandchildren. Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin. 
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James Dudley "Jay" Ramsey's Timeline

January 15, 1916
Des Moines, Michigan
March 29, 1992
Age 76
Brandon, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States