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Willis G. Pratt Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0422

Scope and Contents

Papers documenting the career of a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. Included are naval records, certificates, original orders and application to transfer to retired reserves, correspondence, and photographs.


  • Creation: undated


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Willis Grover Pratt was born in Gray, Maine in 1910 and died in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1984. He was graduated from Good Will High School in Hinckley and from the University of Maine at Orono in 1935 with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. He worked for several years as a bridge engineer for the state of Maine and worked for 40 years as engineer for the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine. He served as Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.


1 linear foot (1 box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States