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Lloyd Donald Haynes papers

 Collection — Container: Documents/Newspaper Articles/ Certificates/Photographs
Identifier: 02-18.0013

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lloyd Donald Haynes who served as a Staff Sergeant stenographer with Headquarters, Third Air Force, and then a Chief Warrant Officer as administrative assistant to the Executive, The Air Inspector, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Hicks also continued to serve on active duty during the postwar period until 1949. The collection includes military personnel documents, photographs, diplomas, certificates, and newspaper articles. Several photographs include U.S. Air Force Secretary W. Stuart Symington in 1949. Included are numerous photographs of London, England, and Germany in 1949.


  • Created: 1915-1963
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1949
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/07/2018


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This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Biographical or Historical Information

Lloyd Donald Haynes was born on July 1, 1915, in Norwich, Kansas. He graduated from Arkansas City, Kansas High School in 1933. In May 1935, Haynes graduated from Arkansas City Junior College in Pre-Law. In 1936, he graduated as a stenographer from Chillicothe Business College, Chillicothe, Missouri. From 1936 to 1940, Haynes worked as a stenographer for the Kanotex Refining Company. From 1940 to 1941, he worked as a stenographer with the Santa Fe Railway Company.

Haynes entered active duty with the U.S. Army Air Corps on December 29, 1941, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. From January 1 to August 10, 1942, Haynes served as a stenographer to the Base Administrative Inspector at Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma. From August 13, 1942, until November 30, 1942, Haynes served as a stenographer for the Office of Inspector General, Headquarters, Third Air Force, in Tampa, FL. Hicks was commissioned as a Chief Warrant Officer on December 1, 1942, in which he served as an Administrative Assistant to the Executive, The Air Inspector, at headquarters of the Army Air Forces in Washington, D.C. He separated from service on July 1, 1946, but re-entered active duty as a Chief Warrant Officer on November 10, 1946.

During his postwar military service, Haynes commanded the Court Reporting Unit, supervising conference reporting for the Chief of Staff, Headquarters USAF on highly classified and technical data. Furthermore, he accompanied the Secretary of the Air Force W. Stuart Symington as a personal secretary on foreign trips. During his foreign travels, Haynes took pictures of the Azores, Wiesbaden, Germany, London, England, Paris, France, Newfoundland, and Bermuda which are included in this collection. Haynes served until January 17, 1949, when he separated from service.

After his active duty service, Haynes returned to Kansas and became a certified shorthand reporter for the district courts of Kansas in 1952. He continued in his profession of court reporting until retirement. Haynes passed away in Palm Beach, FL on May 4, 1985.


1.00 folders

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Source of Acquisition

Sue Anstead

Method of Acquisition


Lloyd Donald Haynes papers
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository