Francis Louis Fagan (August 25, 1918 – February 27, 1945) was a captain in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.
Early life and education
Fagan was born in Marshall, Wisconsin, the son of Edward and Alma Fagan. His official residence was listed as Columbus, Wisconsin.
Fagan attended Columbus High School in Columbus, Wisconsin and then Beloit College, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa member and a star athlete. He lettered in football and track and also played basketball. He was offered a scholarship in 1941 to study at Northwestern University, but he turned it down to enter a Marine officers' training school instead. He joined the Marines on June 24, 1941.
Fagan was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marines in January 1942. Fagan served as commanding officer of Company G, Second Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 3rd Mar