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Clarence Duncan Chamberlin
Birth: Nov. 11, 1893
Denison
Crawford County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1976
Derby
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Aviator. He gained fame as the first American pilot to fly a passenger across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927. He who was trying to beat Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight flew from New York to Eisleben, Germany, setting a record of 3,911 miles. He also served in World War I as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Service. He was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1976. He died in Derby, Connecticut, at the age of 83.  (bio by: K) 
 
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  Louise E. Ashby Chamberlin (1907 - 2000)*
 
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Burial:
Lawn Cemetery
Huntington
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 23, 2006
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Clarence Duncan Chamberlin
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Clarence Duncan Chamberlin
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Clarence Duncan Chamberlin
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When I was about 12 years told, my dad told me about Mr. Chamberlain, and that he lived not too far from where we lived. My friends and I rode our bikes down to see him. When we got to his house, Mr. Chamberlain came out and graciously showed us his ai...(Read more)
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 Added: Dec. 10, 2015
In memory of Clarence Chamberlin, one of the greatest pilots of his time. In the Spring/Summer of 1927, he was front page news constantly. He had a reputation for skilled flying (he safely landed the Wright-Bellanca WB-2 "Miss Columbia" on one wheel) and...(Read more)
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 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
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