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The Personal Collection of Lee Francis Duncan SDASM.020
SDASM.020  
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Description
Lee Francis Duncan was a member of the early U.S. air mail crews. He also flew for United Airlines and was a member of the Army during World War II.
Background
Lee Francis Duncan was born in 1906 in Rome, Kansas. After graduating high school in Braman, Oklahoma, he began flying cadet training in 1925 in San Antonio. He was a pilot for United Airlines and in the Air Corp. Reserve. In 1941 he transferred to the War Department Reserve Pool. He flew as a noncombatant as a United Air Lines Pilot for Army Transport in the Pacific between 1943 and 1945. In 1928, Duncan flew Executive Mail during a presidential trip to Wisconsin. He was later part of the crew that made the first airmail stop in Grand Island, Nebraska.
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 manuscript box
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.