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 Georgia Ann “Tiny” Broadwick

Georgia Ann “Tiny” Broadwick

Birth
Oxford, Granville County, North Carolina, USA
Death 25 Aug 1978 (aged 85)
California, USA
Burial Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 91022298 · View Source
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She was born Georgia Ann Thompson and took the surname Broadwick when she was adopted by Charles Broadwick.

She was the first woman to parachute from an airplane and the first woman to parachute into water.

She became the only female member of the Early Birds of Aviation.

She was awarded the Pioneer Aviation Award, the John Glenn Medal, and Gold Wings by the Adventurer's Club of LA.


  • Maintained by: William C. Helvey
  • Originally Created by: Amy R-T
  • Added: 30 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91022298
  • William C. Helvey
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Georgia Ann “Tiny” Broadwick (8 Apr 1893–25 Aug 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91022298, citing Sunset Garden Memorial Cemetery, Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by William C. Helvey (contributor 47546809) .