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Don Richard Ostrander
Birth: Sep. 24, 1914
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1972
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

United States Air Force Major General. Born in Stockbridge, Michigan, he began his military career a engineer graduate from West Point in 1937. During World war II, he helped modify the P-38 airplane to accommodate a bombardier with the Norden bombsight. He also served as bombardier on the initial test missions of this aircraft over Europe. After the war, he served as Chief of Plans, Engineering Division of the newly formed US Air Force Command. From 1950 to 1954, he was deputy commander, 6540th Missile Test Wing and was assistant deputy commander for weapon systems, 1955 to 1958. In 1959, as deputy commander of the Advanced Research Projects Agency, he became director of NASA's launch vehicle programs responsible for the Saturn program. He retired from the Air Force as Major General vice commander of the Ballistic Systems Division, Air Force Systems Command on October 16, 1965. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Wilber Tindal Ostrander (1892 - 1980)
  Hazel Dell Hall Ostrander (1892 - 1986)
  Frances Barton Dunn Ostrander (1919 - 1979)*
  James Lee Ostrander (1956 - 1957)*
  Don Richard Ostrander (1914 - 1972)
  Russell Paul Ostrander (1917 - 1918)*
  Jack Wellington Ostrander (1923 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 30, Lot 601 RH
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Record added: Jul 29, 2003
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Don Richard Ostrander
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