"Captain John W. Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Gibson, Melissa, attended McKinney High School. Graduated of Texas A. & M. College. Entered Army Feb. 1942. Received Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Now serving in Pacific with 1st Cavalry Div. Wife resides in Bryan."
“John W. Gibson,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 21, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/644.