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 Thaddeus S. C. Lowe

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Thaddeus S. C. Lowe Famous memorial

Original Name Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt Lowe
Birth
Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 16 Jan 1913 (aged 80)
Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Royal Oak, Lot 761, Grave 1
Memorial ID 11868 View Source

Aeronaut. He was a pioneer in hot air balloon aviation. During the Civil War he used his hot air balloons to do aerial reconnaissance for the Union Army (Chief Aeronaut, Union Army Balloon Corps), the first time aerial reconnaissance was ever utilized for military purposes in world history.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 26 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11868
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11868/thaddeus-s_c-lowe : accessed ), memorial page for Thaddeus S. C. Lowe (20 Aug 1832–16 Jan 1913), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11868, citing Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .