Our School:

Built in 1957, our school was named in honor of Lawrence W. Pingree, a 1941 graduate of Weymouth High School. Lawrence became a Navy pilot and was killed in action in 1944. Pingree School currently has approximately 250 students in grades K-4.

Lawrence W. Pingree

Lawrence Pingree, an east Weymouth Resident graduated from Weymouth High School in 1941. He enlisted in the Marines in 1942 and on August 3, 1943, he assumed the title of Second Lieutenant and was assigned to the 23rd Marine Fighting Squadron, aircraft group 14 First Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force. Lt. Pingree was killed in action on the morning of June 16th, 1944 at Tabera Airfield in Rabaul, New Britain.

 

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