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William David Giebler, Jr. Papers

An inventory of his papers at the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives at Syracuse University


Finding aid created by: Vanessa L. St.Oegger-Menn
Date: February 2015



Biography

Photograph of William David Giebler, Jr.

William David Giebler, Jr. (J.R.), born July 8, 1959, was a successful government bond broker for the London Division of Fundamental Brokers, Inc. based in New York City. He was survived by his wife Wendy, his father Bill, his sisters Tracie and Christy, as well as numerous nieces, nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins. His mother Denise passed away on December 19, 1991.

J.R. was described by his wife as "the kindest, most caring individual that has ever touched my life and I was truly blessed to have been loved and married such a wonderful man." He was an avid athlete and worked out often. He never missed an opportunity to play golf, basketball, football, or softball. His strength and character made him a born leader. He overcame any obstacles that were put before him without ever compromising his strong values and beliefs.


Scope and Content Note

The William David Giebler, Jr. Papers contains personal effects of William David Giebler, Jr., constituting a total of five items. These items include a photograph of Giebler; personal membership, business, and British 'green' cards; and his Notre Dame Football baseball cap, worn on Pan Am Flight 103.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions:

There are no access restrictions for this collection.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from the Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.


Related Material

The Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives contains additional materials and information related to the William David Giebler, Jr. Papers. Related collections include:

Syracuse University: Individuals Collection

On Eagles' Wings Collection

Pan American World Airways, Inc. Collection


Selected Search Terms

Names

Giebler, William David, Jr.
Syracuse University -- History.
Syracuse University.

Subjects

Pan Am Flight 103 Bombing Incident, 1988.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States -- Case Studies.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- Government Policy -- United States.
Terrorism -- History -- 20th Century.
Lockerbie (Scotland)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William David Giebler, Jr. Papers,
Pan Am Flight 103/Lockerbie Air Disaster Archives
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

The William David Giebler, Jr. Papers was donated by his widow, Wendy Sefcik, via her cousin's son, Remembrance Scholar John Tummino in 2014.

Processing Information

The William David Giebler, Jr. Papers is fully processed.


Table of Contents

Personal Effects


Inventory