J. Cordes Delworth

1916 - 1945

On December 3, 1945, Special Agent J. Cordes Delworth was on duty as an FBI legal attaché when he boarded a U.S. Army plane from Asuncion, Paraguay, to Montevideo, Uruguay. The plane crashed in bad weather near Santo Tomé, Argentina, and all 14 people on the plane died.

Delworth was born on February 12, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri. He joined the FBI on August 25, 1941.