May, Lynwood (1955)
Lynwood May grew up in Willamette, Oregon. He attended Westmont College in California for one year before transferring to Lewis & Clark College to graduate with a degree in Physics in 1955. During his time at the school he was involved in service organizations as well as University Christian Fellowship, in which he met his wife Carol whom he became engaged to during his senior year. Following graduation he enlisted in the Navy, where he received training in piloting a variety of aircraft, eventually settling upon blimps as his focus. For two years he maintained blimp patrol along the coast of Florida, before switching to a teaching position within the Navy. After teaching physics in California he was a research assistant until his retirement. He now lives in Salinas, California.
Lewis & Clark College
March 17, 2016
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