Lieutenant Commander John J. Magda, Jr.
United States Navy, Deceased
Killed in action, Korea, March 8, 1951
John Joseph Magda, Jr. was born in Camp Taylor, Kentucky, on July 23, 1918. He was captain of the football team at Okalona High School and was a football and baseball star at Western Kentucky State Teachers’ College from which he graduated in 1940. Both of his parents came to this country in 1904 from Hungary.