HERMAN BRYAN, 36, was born July 18, 1922 and
died on Dec. 4, 1958. He is buried along
with his parents and brothers at Evergreen
Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.N. Bryan of
Ranger. He joined the Navy on Nov. 14, 1942.
He was a graduate of Ranger High School, Ranger
Junior College & attended the University of
Texas and Tulane. Before going into service he
was employed by the Standard Steel & Fabricating
Company in Seattle, Washington. Electrician's
Mate 3rd Class Bryan received training at Farragut,
Idaho, Ames, Iowa, Virginia and at the A.N.T.S.
at Treasure Island, San Francisco, California,
prior to foreign service. He was commissioned
an officer during his service in WWII. He served
in the Caribbean area, Okinawa, East China Sea
and Japan on a minesweeper. He was awarded American
Theater Ribbon, Victory and AP Ribbons with two
battle stars. He was discharged in 1946. His
brother, Buford Bryan (RHS-1942) also served in
the Navy in WWII and his brother Ramon Bryan
(RHS-1942) served in the Army Air Corps & brother
Eual Bryan (RHS-1934) served in the Army. A sister,
Vera Bryan Bell, was in the RHS Class of 1936.
At the time of his death, Herman Bryan, M.D. a
radiologist, was associated with Harris Methodist
Hospital in Fort Worth, TX.