Willard M. HuyckRepublican
Willard Miller Huyck, Sr.
Born: January 11, 1917 in San Bernardino, CA
Married: Caramae A. Anderson (in 1943)
Children: Willard Miller Jr, James Forrest
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: November 3, 2018
- SILVER SCREEN: Huyck's son Willard Jr. is a writer and director best known for writing "American Graffiti" (1973) and the "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984) screenplay. He also wrote and directed "Howard the Duck" (1986).
- Huyck enlisted as an Aviation Cadet in the Air Corps three weeks before Pearl Harbor. "He served in World War II as a bombardier with the Air Corps in the South Pacific, completing 52 combat missions from Guadalcanal to the Southern Philippines."
Source: California Blue Book (1950)
Source: Willard (Bill) Huyck Sr. Obituary, Los Angeles Times (11/7/2018)