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Lincoln Beachey

  • Birth 3 Mar 1887 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Death 14 Mar 1915 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
  • Plot Section D, Lot 23
  • Memorial ID 7038456

Aviation pioneer. He was perhaps the most famous early aviator in America. Perfecting and performing "aerobatics" long before the term was coined, Beachey was the quintessential daredevil. Starting with balloons and airships while still a teen and graduating to the newly invented airplane in his early 20's, Lincoln Beachey performed his arial stunts before millions and was said to have inspired such future aviators as "Hap" Arnold and Charles Lindbergh. He died piloting a stunt plane at an exhibiton in March, 1915.

Bio by: Charles Redmond

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Charles Redmond
  • Added: 28 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7038456
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lincoln Beachey (3 Mar 1887–14 Mar 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7038456, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .