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Shirley Mae Rideout Mahn
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1929
Somerville
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1976
Burlington
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA

Daughter of Edward H Rideout Sr. 1903-1986 and Edena L Strout 1904-1992. She married Richard W Mahn 1928- and they had three children.

She became a private pilot on 23 Dec 1947 at age 17 which at the time was one year before she could legally drive an automobile. She earned money for her flying lessons by delivering newspapers. She taught her husband, and all her children how to fly. She became airport manager at Whitefield in 1955. She was involved in many daring rescues and received numerous awards and honors. She was a guest on the television program To Tell The Truth.

She crashed and died flying back from Canada in a snow storm. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Harrison Rideout (1903 - 1986)
  Edena Leola Strout (1904 - 1992)
 
 Siblings:
   Rideout*
  Edward Harrison Rideout (1926 - 1987)*
  Shirley Mae Rideout Mahn (1929 - 1976)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Park Street Cemetery
Whitefield
Coos County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Herbert Rideout and Rosl...
Record added: Aug 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11588821
Shirley Mae <i>Rideout</i> Mahn
Added by: Herbert Rideout and Roslyn Schaefer
 
Shirley Mae <i>Rideout</i> Mahn
Added by: Herbert Rideout and Roslyn Schaefer
 
Shirley Mae <i>Rideout</i> Mahn
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Added by: Connie Lagasse Russell
 
 
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Remembering a very special sister
- Herbert Rideout and Roslyn Schaefer
 Added: Aug. 22, 2005
 
 
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