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John E. Baldwin
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1866
Losantville
Randolph County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1905
Greenville
Darke County
Ohio, USA

Professional balloonist and airship pilot 20 years. ***Epic flight 31 Aug.1905 from Greenville, OH, in an airship of his own design & construction. Carried 6-sticks of dynamite aloft for a fireworks display; when ignited, it blew the airship into such small pieces, the crowd of 25,000 (incl. his wife & children) couldn't understand how it had disappeared. Pieces of him and his airship were later found scattered over 20 acres. 
 
Burial:
Nettle Creek Friends Quaker Cemetery
Dalton
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: susan clemons
Record added: Jan 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63661936
John E. Baldwin
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