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Charles W. Holman
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1898
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 17, 1931
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

"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.

Also see:
1. Wikipedia
2. Article including New York Times story about his death.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elvera M. Swanson Holman (1902 - 1975)
 
Burial:
Acacia Park Cemetery
Mendota Heights
Dakota County
Minnesota, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 44.87812, -93.169
 
Created by: Howard McGlothlin
Record added: Apr 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14020952
Charles W. Holman
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Charles W. Holman
Added by: Howard McGlothlin
 
Charles W. Holman
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