James Maynor

MACR: 12075

Sgt. James H Maynor was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Waist Gunner.

Jim was married to Peggy (Thompson) Maynor for 58 years. After the war, he coached high school football from 1945 to 1965. He later became West Area Superintendent for Palm Beach County and retired working for the Florida Department of Education.

After retirement, he started a Juvenile Mediation Program in Palm Beach County to take first time juvenile defenders out of the courtroom. He was inducted into the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame, as a football Coach· His 1965 undefeated Palm Beach High School football team was inducted into the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame· In his last few years, he moved to Jacksonville, Florida to be near his youngest grandchildren.

He was a Lumbee Indian and raised in Pembroke, NC· He went to High School in Wildwood, Florida.

Jim Maynor - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Jim Maynor

Interstate L-6 Cadet  - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Interstate L-6 Cadet

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Air Medal (AM)





Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Feb. 7, 1945 MIA

Maynor Pilot Log PDF

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