Earle A. Davison
Born New Haven, CT 7 July 1918. He graduated Lewis High School in 1936. After graduation, he was employed by Peck, Stow, & Wilcox before joining the 118th Observation Squadron of the Connecticut National Guard as a private. The squadron was federalized 24 Feb 1941 and began east coast manuvers. Earle was one of the original 118th members that was with the squadron the entire time. In March of 1945 he received a direct commission from M/Sgt to 2nd LT and became the engineering officer. He was awarded the bronze medal. Married Josepha Verrillo after the war and they resided in Bloomfield, CT. Former president of Joseph Merritt Co. as well as president of City Club of Hartford and the Golf Club of Avon. Earle died May 14, 1999.