Eighth Generation


4842. Pvt Douglas Wills ACKLEY appeared in the census between 1920 and 1930 in Ohio. He was born on 21 July 1918 in Texas.51,982,1523,1751,2306 On 27 June 1941he Enlisted in Camp Bowie, Brownwood, Harris, Texas2306 Douglas W Ackley
Name:
Douglas W Ackley
Birth Year: 1918
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: Texas
State: Texas
County or City: Dallas

Enlistment Date: 27 Jun 1941
Enlistment State: Texas
Enlistment City: Camp Bowie Brownwood
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: National Guard in Federal Service, within 3 months of Discharge

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Actor (Motion picture actor. ) or Director, Motion Picture (Motion picture director.) or Entertainer
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 72
Weight: 173
Douglas appeared in the following News Article from the The Dallas Morning News on 17 September 1941 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States Two Dallas youths recently have been assigned to the 483d School Squadron at Kelly Field, San Antonio. They are Private Douglas W Ackley, son of Mr and Mrs W D Ackley, 3204 Lemmon. He appeared in the following News Article from the The Dallas Morning News on 1 September 1946 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States New Leading Man With Babb Co. Of Acting Clan
Taking the romantic lead in the new offering for the Wayne Babb Players “Jed the Jellybean,” a Toby show opening Monday night, will be Douglas Ackley, newcomer to the company.
Ackley was born on the boards. His parents Mr and Mrs W D Ackley, were members of the Merry Madcaps company then playing in Bowie Texas, and the future actor was born at near-by Jacksboro. He was playing in shows with his parents when he was 4, and after he started scholl he played tent shows and in stock during the summer. He later did juvenile leads with his mother's stock company, the Edna Ackley Players. He came to Dallas in 1936 and in addition to work with the Monroe Hopkins stock company did exhibition ballroom dancing and was a singing emcee. He was in the service for five years in the infantry, air forces and special services. While in the latter group he toured the Eighth Service Command in the Army show, “Fun's A-Poppin.”
He and Jeanie Gunn, who takes the ingénue leads with the Babb company, appear in vocal duets between acts. He was living in March 1956 in Saint James, Watonwan, Minnesota.3819 Douglas died on 21 February 1993 at the age of 74 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.51,1751,2679 He had Social Security Number 451-07-8979 TX.1751 He was dicharged from the military WW II in the US Army Air Corps51,2306 Douglas was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Jacksboro, Jack, Texas.51 Section 2

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Pvt Douglas Wills ACKLEY-2077 and Living had the following children:

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Pvt Douglas Wills ACKLEY-2077 and Living had the following children:

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