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 Hilder Smith

Hilder Smith

Birth
California, USA
Death 11 Jan 1977 (aged 86)
San Diego County, California, USA
Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Portal of the Folded Wings
Memorial ID 6671 · View Source
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Aviation Pioneer. Born Hilder Florentina Youngber in California, she was one of aviation's first female pilots. On June 10, 1914, she made her first solo flight and was the first woman to fly an airplane from Los Angeles International Airport. She also was an aerial acrobat pilot and the first female parachute jumper.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6671
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hilder Smith (10 Aug 1890–11 Jan 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6671, citing Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .