|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1898|
|Death: ||May 17, 1931|
"Jack Speed" Holman was an aviation pioneer. The airport in St. Paul, Minnesota is named after him. (See airport site)
He is a member of the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame
He was the first Pilot hired by Northwest Airlines.
He died during an air show opening the Omaha, Nebraska airport.
His funeral was the largest in Minnesota history with an estimated 100,000 people along the funeral route and at the cemetery.
2. Article including New York Times story about his death.
Elvera M. Swanson Holman (1902 - 1975)
Acacia Park Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 44.87812, -93.169
Created by: Howard McGlothlin
Record added: Apr 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14020952