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Gen Charles F. Blair, Jr
Birth: Jul. 19, 1909
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1978, U.S. Virgin Islands

United States Army Officer, Author. He served first in the the United States Army Air Corps, then the United States Air Force, rising to the rank of Brigadier General. His long career in military and commerical aviation was highlighted by his making the first solo crossing of the North Pole in a single engine plane. In 1968 he married actress Maureen O'Hara, with whom he remained married to until his death in a tragic plane crash in 1978. He was the author of the work "Red Ball in the Sky". 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Grave 4966, Map Grid 32/33 V
 
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Record added: Jul 23, 1999
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Gen Charles F. Blair, Jr
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Gen Charles F. Blair, Jr
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Gen Charles F. Blair, Jr
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