Col. Claude A. Culpepper

Male, #2764, (23 Feb 1914 - 10 Jul 2000)
Father*Rev. John Pettis Culpepper (27 Sep 1867 - 4 Feb 1951)
Mother*Rosa Lee Bacot (Dec 1878 - )
Multiple Birth* Claude was born a twin. 
Birth*23 Feb 1914 Claude was born at Mississippi on 23 Feb 1914.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Claude was listed as a son in an unknown person 's household on the 1930 Census at Poplarville, Pearl River Co., Mississippi.2 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He served as an officer in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(Army Air Corps, Captain, Bombardier on B-2.)3,4 
Marriage*say 1946 He married Sylvia J. (?) say 1946. This marriage is not proven. Claude and Sylvia are assumed to have been married based upon the facts they were of similar ages and the only two Culpeppers known to have lived and died in Tucson.1 
Death of Father4 Feb 1951 His father Rev. John Pettis Culpepper died on 4 Feb 1951. 
SSN*1956 His Social Security Number was issued in 1956 in Mississippi.1 
Death*10 Jul 2000 He died at Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona, on 10 Jul 2000 at age 86.1 
Biography* Claude was a colonel in the Army. 

Family 1

Sylvia J. (?) (23 Aug 1922 - 8 Dec 2003)
Marriage*say 1946 He married Sylvia J. (?) say 1946. This marriage is not proven. Claude and Sylvia are assumed to have been married based upon the facts they were of similar ages and the only two Culpeppers known to have lived and died in Tucson.1 

Family 2

Child
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited4 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 55-1, Page 11B, Highway 11, Poplarville, Pearl River Co., MS
    Own Home, $3,000, Radio=Y
    James C (sic) Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 61, md@26, MS/MS/MS, Teacher, Junior College, Vet=N
    Rosa Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 46, md@16, MS/MS/MS
    Claude Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Catharine Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 16, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  3. Stars and Stripes, Europe Edition, 20 Mar 1943.
  4. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Claude A Culpepper, born 1914 in MS, White, Single, Education: 4 yrs College, Height/Wt: 68/160; Resided in: Pearl River Co., MS; Enlisted 10 Feb 1941 at Jackson, MS in Army Air Corps.
  5. May 2004 e-mail from Ann, e-mail address.