Ollie Burtz papers  1944
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Ollie C. Burtz was born on January 30, 1923, in Georgia; his parents, George C. and Bertha, owned a farm, and he had two older siblings, Bessie and Leo. During World War II, he became a pilot with the United States Navy, and was trained at the United States Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois; the United States Navy Pre-Flight School in Athens, Georgia; and the United States Navy Air Station in Memphis, Tennessee. He died on May 17, 1990.