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Ormer Leslie Locklear
Birth: Oct. 28, 1891
Greenville
Hunt County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1920
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Pioneer Aviator. Born in Greenville, Texas, he was a daredevil stunt pilot, flew in air circus shows and was credited as the first man to wing walk. With the advent of World War I, he joined the US Army Air Service in 1917 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant. He was a flight instructor at Barron Field Texas and by the war's end he was assigned to military recruitment. After his service time, he returned to barnstorming and moved to California, to start his own air show with other military colleagues. There, he was contacted by a Hollywood studio and performed an aerial maneuver in the film "The Great Air Robbery" (1919). In his second film "The Skywayman" (1920), he was killed while doing an aerial stunt when his plane crashed in Los Angeles County. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  James E. Locklear (1858 - 1948)
  Odessa L. Locklear (1870 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Graves Locklear (1893 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Evalyn Mindora Locklear Daniel (1887 - 1962)*
  Osman S. Locklear (1888 - 1936)*
  Ormer Leslie Locklear (1891 - 1920)
  Nonetta Locklear (1894 - 1912)*
  Ola Inez Locklear (1897 - 1912)*
  James E. Locklear (1900 - 1976)*
  Threca S. Locklear Blue (1902 - 1990)*
  Mary Helen Locklear Graham (1908 - 1980)*
  Anita Mae Locklear (1911 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: 89-9E
 
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Record added: Feb 22, 2003
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