Interviewed 13 August 1991
William Hawley was born at Lima, Ohio, on July 21, 1916. He was a graduate of Central Normal College, Danville, Indiana, and received his Masters degree from Indiana University in 1939. He married Jane Walterhouse of Ladoga in 1942. Mr. Hawley entered the Army Air Corps on Valentine's Day, 1942, and was a communications officer in the 490th Bomb Squad, nicknamed the Burma Bridge Busters.