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Glenn Hammond Curtiss

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Glenn Hammond Curtiss Famous memorial

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 GPS-Latitude: 42.3993568, Longitude: -77.2522888
Plot
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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.
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: May 14, 2000
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9264/glenn_hammond-curtiss: accessed ), memorial page for Glenn Hammond Curtiss (21 May 1878–23 Jul 1930), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9264, citing Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Hammondsport, Steuben County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.