MUSEUM OF BLACK WW II HISTORY
MEDIA BLITZ
WHEREAS:     The City of Stamford is proud to recognize World War II and Korea veteran Frank Winsley, who has retired from teaching at the grand age of 90, and honored by the Museum of Black World War II History; and

WHEREAS:     Frank (Francis) Winsley was born in Stamford, attended Stamford High School, was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1944 and was on his way to Japan when World War II ended; and

WHEREAS:     Frank Winsley, discharged as a Corporal, attended Morehouse College, sharing a class with Martin Luther King’s brother and singing in chorus with Corretta Scott [King]; and

WHEREAS:     Frank joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951, was stationed throughout the world, served during the Korean war, and retired in 1972 as Master Sergeant; and

WHEREAS:     Frank Winsley was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from Delaware State College, recently retired from teaching, and resides in Delaware with his wife, Doris Trader Winsley.

Winsley, Frank veteran


NOW, THEREFORE, I, David R. Martin, Mayor of the City of Stamford, do hereby proclaim July 29, 2016, to be Frank Winsley DAY and urge our citizens to celebrate and honor the role of African-Americans in the largest worldwide conflict in human history.

MUSEUM OF BLACK WW II HISTORY

HONORING
the 1.1 million AFRICAN AMERICANs
who served in WORLD WAR II
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