In trying to locate an airman or a member of his family, the following websites devoted to people searches might be useful:
- Spokeo: http://www.spokeo.com/
- People Finder: http://www.peoplefinder.com/
- Pipl: http://www.pipl.com/
- US Search: http://www.ussearch.com/consumer/index.jsp
- White Pages: http://www.whitepages.com/
For information on use of U.S. Census records, in particular the 1940 U.S. Census, click here.
Another potentially valuable source of information is the Social Security Death Index, available at a variety of websites such as http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=125. See also what the Social Security Administration has to sayat http://ssa-custhelp.ssa.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/118. Another source that might be useful is Mocavo’s SSDI search tool at http://www.mocavo.com/. For their explanation of the Social Security numbering system, see http://www.mocavo.com/blog/read/understanding-the-ssdi-part-iii-the-social-security-number.
To search for a person’s telephone number and address, there are several telephone databases you can use. Click here to see them.