AfriGeneas Military Research Forum Archive
Richard Weatherford Tuskegee Airman Dies
"A part of living history in Albion was lost on Monday, when Richard Weatherford, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, died at the age of 86.
"Weatherford, who was born in Woodlawn, Ohio, enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1942 and was sent to the Tuskegee Institute for training. Before that he spent time at Wilberforce University and attended John C. Robinson Flight School, one of the few schools to accept African Americans. "