Redmond L. Daggett
was a member of the University of California, Class of
1943 and was featured on page 50 of the class yearbook which stated he
was a member of Phi Delt and had majored as an Accounting Manager.
In addition he was the Sophomore Class President.
Appearing again on page 104, it was stated that "REDMOND
DAGGETT . . . Became Soph president after a tough battle with Cliff
Dancer. . .ardent Phi Delt ... Military man... chose a social council to
help him over the rough spots. . .much liked. . .popular and pleasant.
.. never bothered much with politics after soph year."
After his graduation he accepted a commission in the U.S.
Army, volunteered for parachutist duty and was assigned to the 508th
PIR on 23 June 1944
He made the Operation Market-Garden jump on September 17,
1944 and was wounded four days later. He was promoted to 1st Lt on 16
December 1944.. 1/Lt Daggett was listed
in the officers' directory in the Heddernheim complex, Frankfurt Germany
as of 26 June 1945.
After returning to the U.S.,
Redmond left the service and married Martha Watkins in Miami, FL on 13 September 1946.
In 1949 he was listed in the Miami City Directory with his wife Martha,
living at 578 N 56th St, Apt 5,. He occupation was traffic
representative for Delta Air Lines
9 June 1947, Redmond was documented as a passenger on Pan American
flight 424-A, which departed Havana, Cuba bound for Miami, FL.
December 1947, accompanied by his wife Martha, he appeared on the
manifest for Pan American flight 406, which departed Nassau, Bahamas
bound for Miami, FL
Two years later, they appeared again in the Miami City Directory, living
at 7210 SW 5th Terrace, Miami. At that time his occupation was a
ticket agent, again for Delta Air Lines.
However, in 1956, 1957 and 1959 the couple appeared in the San Marino,
California, City Directory living at 2025 San Marino Av, San Marino, CA.
Redmond's occupation in each of the three years was "salesman." but with
no reference to a specific corporation.
Redmond died in Los Angeles, CA on 25 June 1969 at the age of 48.
Cause of death is unknown.