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Charles H Dolson
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Birth: May 13, 1906
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1992
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Husband of

Clara Allison Adams Dolson

Father of
Charles H Dolson Jr
Richard R Dolson
William E Dolson
Bonnie Dolson Peet
Debra Dolson Rorher
Lucy Dolson
Step father to
Sharon Adams Donohue

Charles H. Dolson, 86, Second Chairman of Delta Air Lines

Mr. Dolson flew for Delta for 13 years, 7 as Chief Pilot, before joining management in 1947 and becoming Vice President for operations. He rose to President in 1965, added the title of Chief Executive Officer in 1966 and became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in January 1970.

After he retired as Chairman in November 1971, he continued as chairman of the finance committee until 1986.

Mr. Dolson was a native of St. Louis who graduated from Washington University with a degree in civil engineering.

Cause of death was Parkinson's disease

Family links: 
  Clara Allison Dolson (1927 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered at sea
Created by: Dan Donohue
Record added: Nov 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23158266
Charles H Dolson
Added by: Dan Donohue
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Ensign C. H. Dolson, USNR, designated Naval Aviator #4436 in 1927.
- Mike Weeks
 Added: May. 19, 2010

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