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Galer, Allen

Galer, Allen
Historical Note
Allen P. Galer (b.18 Nov. 1918 - d.1990) was the long-time boyfriend of Mary Frances Switzer, an Army Nurse during World War II. They were momentarily engaged, but kept in contact after their break up. Allen lived in Michigan in the 1930s and early 1940s before serving in the army ground forces and training in the air force. He joined the army in April 1941. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Galer, Allen.
Note Author
Amy C. Schindler and Eve Bourbeau-Allard