Mary Pettit Dickerson, 34. Douglas, Georgia. Room 1630. Supervised government-run nursery during World War II. Attended Florida State College for Women. Spending weekend with her husband while awaiting completion of new home. Her entire family of four perished in the fire.
Harold Garnett Irvin, 23. Cornelia, Georgia. Room 830. Torpedo bomber pilot in Pacific during World War II. Stopped in Atlanta to visit friends and celebrate recent Navy discharge. About to start job as Eastern Airlines pilot.