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Beamont, Roland Prosper (1920–2001), air force officer and aviator

Humphrey Wynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1280 words.

Beamont, Roland Prosper (1920–2001), air force officer and aviator, was born on 10 August 1920 at 8 Private Road, Enfield, Middlesex, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Clement Beamont, a...

Boothman, Sir John Nelson (1901–1957), air force officer and aviator

Robin Woolven.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1003 words.

Boothman, Sir John Nelson (1901–1957), air force officer and aviator, was born at Napier Road, Wembley, Middlesex, on 19 February 1901, the son of Thomas John Boothman, a railway clerk, and...

Boyd, John R.

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1364 words.

Boyd, John R. (23 January 1927–09 March 1997), air force officer, was born John Richard Boyd in Erie, Pennsylvania, the son of Hubert Boyd, a paper mill official, and Elsie Mae Beyer. When...

Brackley, Herbert George (1894–1948), air force officer and airline executive

Peter J. Lyth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 916 words.

Brackley, Herbert George (1894–1948), air force officer and airline executive, was born in Islington, London, on 4 October 1894, the second of the seven children of George Herbert Brackley,...

Bulloch, Terence Malcolm [Terry] (1916–2014), air force officer

Graham Pitchfork.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1040 words.

Bulloch, Terence Malcolm [Terry] (1916–2014), air force officer, was born at Montreagh, 1 Belsize Road, Lisburn, co. Antrim, on 19 February 1916, the second son, twinned with a sister, of...

Cochran, Jacqueline

Erik Thomas Robinson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 970 words.

Cochran, Jacqueline (1910?–09 August 1980), pioneer aviator and business executive, was born in Muscogee, Florida, near Pensacola. Her parents both died during her infancy, and she was...

Cunningham, John [Cats-Eyes Cunningham] (1917–2002), aviator and businessman

Michael Fopp and Guy Revell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1908 words.

Cunningham, John [Cats-Eyes Cunningham] (1917–2002), aviator and businessman, was born on 27 July 1917 at Canley, 17 Castlemaine Avenue, Croydon, Surrey, the elder son and third of the four...

Doolittle, James Harold

James H. Willbanks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1184 words.

Doolittle, James Harold (14 December 1896–27 September 1993), aviator and air force commander, was born in Alameda, California, the son of Frank Henry Doolittle, a carpenter and gold...

Duke, Neville Frederick (1922–2007), air force officer and aviator

Norman Barfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1161 words.

Duke, Neville Frederick (1922–2007), air force officer and aviator, was born on 11 January 1922 at 82 Hadlow Road, Tonbridge, Kent, the son of Frederick Herbert Duke (1881–1957), managing...

Love, Nancy

Rita Victoria Gomez.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1204 words.

Love, Nancy (14 February 1914–22 October 1976), aviator and government official, was born Hannah Lincoln Harkness in Houghton, Michigan, to Robert Bruce Harkness, a successful medical...

Maitland, Edward Maitland (1880–1921), air force officer and developer of airships and parachutes

Denis Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1288 words.

Maitland, Edward Maitland (1880–1921), air force officer and developer of airships and parachutes, was born at 156 Westbourne Terrace, London, on 21 February 1880, the elder son of Arthur...

Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon

Wayne S. Cole.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1398 words.

Rickenbacker, Edward Vernon (08 October 1890–23 July 1973), aviator and airline executive, was born in Columbus, Ohio, the son of William Rickenbacher, a construction worker and bridge...

Scott, George Herbert (1888–1930), airship commander

H. A. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 1068 words.

Scott, George Herbert (1888–1930), airship commander, was born in Lewisham, London, on 25 May 1888, the eldest son of George Hall Scott, civil engineer, and his wife, Margaret Wilkinson. He...

Twiss, (Lionel) Peter (1921–2011), naval officer and test pilot

Graham Pitchfork.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Air Forces and Warfare. 1241 words.

Twiss, (Lionel) Peter (1921–2011), naval officer and test pilot, was born at Fardels, Lindfield, Sussex, on 23 July 1921, the son of Captain (later Colonel) Dudley Cyril Twiss (1890–1962),...