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Charles Francis Blair, Jr
Birth: Jul. 19, 1909
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1978

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". 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Francis Blair (1877 - 1961)
  Grace E McGonegal Blair (1878 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Maureen O'Hara (1920 - 2015)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Francis Blair (1909 - 1978)
  Evelyn Janet Blair (1918 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 4966
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 23, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5928
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