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 Glenn Hammond Curtiss

Glenn Hammond Curtiss

Birth
Hammondsport, Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 23 Jul 1930 (aged 52)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial Hammondsport, Steuben County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 9264 · View Source
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Aviation Pioneer. He was an early motorcyclist, pioneer aircraft designer, manufacturer and racer who demonstrated the first official public one-kilometer flight in 1908. That flight would later earn him pilot's license Number One. He invented the first pontoon and flying boat aircraft, making him the father of naval aviation.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9264
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glenn Hammond Curtiss (21 May 1878–23 Jul 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9264, citing Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .