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Descriptive Finding Guide for Mort W. Brown Personal Papers SDASM.SC.10021
SDASM.SC.10021  
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Description
This collection contains materials related to the life and work of Mort W. Brown (1908- ), the first (retired) Chief Pilot of Production Flight Test with the Cessna Aicraft Company, working from 1937 to 1972.
Background
Morton W. Brown (1908- ), is the first (retired) Chief Pilot of Production Flight Test with the Cessna Aicraft Company, working from 1937 to 1972. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, before the age of 10, his family moved to Colorado, where Brown became fascinated with flight. In 1927 he joined the US Marines, serving aboard the USS California until his honorable discharge in 1931. He then attended Eddie Martin’s School of Aviation in Santa Ana, CA, and obtained his transport pilot license in 1933, returning to Denver afterwards to look for work.
Extent
0.44 Cubic feet One box, 15” x 5” x 10.25”
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.