Johnson County


Lt. Chester Thomas Pickering




Chester Thomas Pickering was born Mary 10, 1919 to Arthur Allen and Stavronia Nena Kalange Pickering. He died June 5, 1944 and is buried in Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, IA.

Lt. Pickering served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 2517th Base Unit, Ellington Army Airfield, Harris County, TX and died when the RA-28A Hudson #42-46983 he was aboard was involved in a mid air collision in the skies near Marksville, LA.