Donald Hays Spangler was born in Albion, Indiana, on 29 May 1918. He was appointed midshipman at the United States Naval Academy on 8 July 1938 and commissioned ensign on 19 December 1941. Ensign Spangler reported for duty in 'Atlanta' at Boston, Massachusetts, on 3 January 1942. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant to date from 1 October 1942. Lt. Spangler was killed in action when 'Atlanta' was heavily damaged during the night action off Savo Island in the Solomons on 13 November 1942. Wikipedia*
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Donald Spangler has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Forum.