The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Howard Max Rinehart

Howard Max Rinehart

Birth
Eaton, Preble County, Ohio, USA
Death 29 Jul 1949 (aged 64)
Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 4028 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Aviation Pioneer. Born Howard Max Rinehart, he began his flying career as an instructor of the Wright Brothers Flying School, Dayton, Ohio in 1909. He had been an instructor in Augusta in 1911 and had flown for the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa in 1914. He soon branched into aerial experiments, exhibitions and became one of the first international air racing competitors in the 1920s. In 1927, with Bernard L. Whelan, he formed the Rinehart-Whelan Company, which served planes and built a prototype all-metal monoplane in 1930. Through the 1930s, he continued aerial experiments to the advancement of avaition and flew in explorations.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Howard Max Rinehart?

Current rating:

16 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 20 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4028
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howard Max Rinehart (16 Mar 1885–29 Jul 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4028, citing Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .