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Archibald E. "Arch" Hoxsey
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1879
Staunton
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1910
Carson
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Famous aviator of the early 20th Century, trained by the Wright brothers and flew as a member of their aviation team.

First pilot to fly an aircraft at night.

On October 8, 1910, set the distance record by flying 104 miles between Springfield, IL, and St. Louis, MO.

Was the pilot for former President Teddy Roosevelt's first airplane ride, the first for any US president, on October 11, 1910, in Kinloch, Missouri.

The day before he died, he set the altitude record by climbing to 11,474 feet in California. 
 
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 Parents:
  Archibald Hoxsey (1850 - 1892)
  Minnie Celia Eckles Hoxsey (1848 - 1923)
 
Note: Cremated remains buried in his father's grave, but no marker or inscription added.
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Atkinson
Holt County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Lee C
Record added: Oct 14, 2013
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Archibald E. Arch Hoxsey
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Archibald E. Arch Hoxsey
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