William Dawson “Billy” or “Bill”
Bill Dawson was married to Joyce Eatchel, then divorced, but they remained friends. He later married a woman named Sam.
See photos from Mar-Ken Reunion, 1993.
From the Mar-Ken 1942 Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
Billy’s ambition is to be a construction engineer. He likes music and all sports, and has a particular liking for all classes which have anything to do with architecture. Before coming to Mar-Ken, Billy was cheer leader at John Burroghs and Los Angeles High Schools.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Junior:
“Caught off Their Guard:” BILLY DAWSON – dashing to class a second after the last bell rings.
From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook; Junior Crossword Puzzle:
Guess his initials by his blonde curly hair and blue eyes.
From the Mar-Ken 1944 Yearbook, “Transvia”, as a Senior:
Name: BILL DAWSON
From: Blair, Nebraska
Destination: Armed Forces
Description: Curly blond hair and disarming smile.
General Data: Likes the name Joyce, but turned-up nose comes down at the sight of tomatoes.
Vice President of his Senior Class, 1944.