Commander Switzer was a Naval Aviator and was killed in an aircraft accident. He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery with his father, Wendell Gray Switzer, Vice Admiral, United States Navy, his mother, Anna Lamar Switzer, and his brother, Wendell Gray Switzer Jr, Lieutenant (jg), United States Navy, also a Naval aviator and also killed in an aircraft accident.
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SWITZER, JOHN LAMAR
- LT CDR USN
- DATE OF BIRTH: 03/23/1925
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/22/1959
- BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 895-A
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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