John Henry Neff Jr.
May 11, 1921 - August 9, 1943
John Henry Neff Jr. was both this week 96 years ago on May 11, 1921. He attended Lane High School and was a UVA scholar. He was in many organizations at UVA including Beta Theta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Skull and Keys, German Club, T.I.L.K.A., Z Society, V Club, the Football Team, Raven Society, and Washington Society. He served as Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. On August 9, 1943 he was killed in an airplane crash in Florida, he was 22 years old.