RYAN continued.

The 1940 census for Shrwsbury, St. Louis, Missouri, shows Martin J. Ryan, 39 (1901), an automobile salesman, Hortense Ryan, 37 (1903), Eugene, 14 (1926), Martin, 8 (1932), Patricia, 7 (1933), and James, 5 (1937). Living with them was Hortense's mother, Josephine Ford, 65 (1875), widowed, (born IL). The Cook Co., IL, vitals show Eugene's birth date as 27 Nov. 1926. Eugene played on the football team in H.S. He and his crew are pictured:

PFC Eugene F Ryan                                         1stLt Horace J Gabbart                                 1stLt Melvin Power