Amelia  Mary  Earhart obituary

Amelia Mary Earhart Obituary

Atchison, Kansas, United States

January 24, 1897 - January 05, 1939

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Amelia  Mary  Earhart obituary

Amelia Mary Earhart Obituary

Jan 24, 1897 - Jan 05, 1939

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A life well lived

Amelia Earhart, 41 , of Atchison, Kansas, passed on jan,5,1939. Amelia was born on January 24, 1897. Amelia Mary Earhart was an amazon women she was on  born July 24, 1897 she brought her own plane and she was also On May 20–21, 1932, Earhart became the first woman , and the second person after Charles Lindbergh , to fly nonstop and solo across the Atlantic Ocean. but she was also braved to fly and was brave all her life.when she was young she wanted to fly and she did she was a very blessed women aviator she was very young and we love larning about amelia always never give up on nothing keep doing it until you get it that what Amelia did she never gaved up. she was married to George P. Putnam at the age of 62. she was amazon we love her so much old news can be learned in school fly high Amelia Earhart , she was declared death on jan,5,1939 giving blessing and the celebration of amelia and all her relatives and husband. Eahart set so many records, Earhart was also Otis Earhart and Edwin Stanton Earhart, followed in 1899 by her sister Muriel. The family moved from Kansas to Iowa to Minnesota to Illinois, where Earhart graduated from high school. During World War I, she left college to work at a Canadian military hospital, where she met aviators and became intrigued with flying.After the war, Earhart completed a semester at Columbia University, then the University of Southern California. With her first plane ride in 1920, she realized her true passion and began flying lessons with female aviator Neta Snook. On her twenty-fifth birthday, Earhart purchased a Kinner Airster biplane. She flew it, in 1922, when she set the women’s altitude record of 14,000 feet. With faltering family finances, she soon sold the plane. When her parents divorced in 1924, Earhart moved with her mother and sister to Massachusetts and became a settlement worker at Dennison House in Boston, while also flying in air shows.Earhart’s life changed dramatically in 1928, when publisher George Putnam—seeking to expand on public enthusiasm for Charles Lindbergh’s transcontinental flight a year earlier—tapped Earhart to become the first woman to cross the Atlantic by plane. She succeeded, albeit, as a passenger. But when the flight from Newfoundland landed in Wales on June 17, 1928, Earhart became a media sensation and symbol of what women could achieve. Putnam remained her promoter, publishing her two books: 20 Hrs. 40 Mins. (1928) and The Fun of It (1932). Earhart married Putnam in 1931, though she retained her maiden name and considered the marriage an equal partnership.Earhart’s popularity brought opportunities from a short-lived fashion business to a stint as aviation editor at Cosmopolitan (then a family magazine). It also brought financing for subsequent record-breaking flights in speed and distance. In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic—as a pilot. Her awards included the American Distinguished Flying Cross and the Cross of the French Legion of Honor. In 1929, Earhart helped found the Ninety-Nines, an organization of female aviators.In 1935, Purdue University hired Earhart as aviation advisor and career counselor for women and purchased the Lockheed plane she dubbed her “flying laboratory.” On June 1, 1937, she left Miami with navigator Fred Noonan, seeking to become the first woman to fly around the world. With 7,000 miles remaining, the plane lost radio contact near the Howland Islands. It was never found, despite an extensive search that continued for decades. after a botched attempt, she set out from Miami with an ambitious goal: to become the first woman to fly around the world. Alongside navigator Fred Noonan in her trusty Lockhead Electra, she made it more than two-thirds the way around the globe before embarking on a long flight over the Pacific. may she rest in peace

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