Robert Compton - Cadet
Robert was born September 13, 1923 to Albert M. Compton and Addie Mae Hubbard.
Aviation Cadet Robert Douglas Compton came to Iowa State College from his hometown, West Des Moines, Iowa. He studied Chemical Engineering. Robert would have graduated in 1945, but instead he enlisted in the service.
Robert died on March 21, 1944 in a plane crash near Paul's Valley, Oklahoma. He had been night flying from Perrin Field, Texas.