Glenn CURTISS

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Aviator

AmericanBorn Glenn Hammond CURTISS

American aviation pioneer and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry

Born on May 21, 1878 in Hammondsport, New York, USA , United States

Died on July 23, 1930 in Buffalo, New York, USA

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Curtiss was born in Hammondsport, New York to Frank Richmond Curtiss and Lua Andrews. Although his formal education extended only to Grade 8, his early interest in mechanics and inventions was evident at his first job at the Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company (later Eastman Kodak Company) in Rochester, New York. He invented a stencil machine adopted at the plant and later built a rudimentary camera to study photography.



On March 7, 1898, Curtiss married Lena Pearl Neff, daughter of Guy L. Neff and his wife, in Hammondsport, New York. They had two children together.

...   Curtiss was born in Hammondsport, New York to Frank Richmond Curtiss and Lua Andrews. Although his formal education extended only to Grade 8, his early interest in mechanics and inventions was evident at his first job at the Eastman Dry Plate and Film Company (later Eastman Kodak Company) in Rochester, New York. He invented a stencil machine adopted at the plant and later built a rudimentary camera to study photography.



On March 7, 1898, Curtiss married Lena Pearl Neff, daughter of Guy L. Neff and his wife, in Hammondsport, New York. They had two children together.



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