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Eddie Gardner
Birth: 1888
Death: Aug. 15, 1921
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Aviation pioneer. He is credited with the first airmail delivery from between New York City and Chicago on 7 September 1918 (the round trip flight took 9 hours, 18 minutes). He died from injuries sustained in a plane crash during an aviation tournament in Holdredge, NE. His feat was commemorated for many years on a wall mural at the Plainfield (IL) Post Office. (bio by: T W Zimmerman) 
Plainfield Township Cemetery
Will County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: T W Zimmerman
Record added: Jul 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9172988
Eddie Gardner
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Eddie Gardner
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Eddie Gardner
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