John Clarence Thomas
Indiana Navy Officer Killed WASHINGTON (UPI) - The Navy Wednesday identified an Indiana officer and four sailors killed in the .crash cf a U. S. patrol bomber, in the S o u China Sea. The Navy said eight survivors were picked up by the Destroyers Maddox and BauseU. The SP2E Neptune plane crashed Tuesday, it said, while on a submarine patrol. Dead is Lt. Comdr. John Clarence Thomas, whose wife Ruth lives at the Marine Corps Air Station at Iwakuni, Japan. His father, Earl Thomas, and mother, Mrs. Cleo Renner, are from Portland, Ind.