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12 Persons in the Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame:

Amelia Earhart

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Amelia Mary Earhart
Also Known As:
Amelia Earhart Putnam
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 22 days before her 40th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apparently died in a plane crash. She was flying across the Pacific.
California Hall of Fame 2006.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1973.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1973.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1992.
Kansas Hall of Fame 2011.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1968.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1997.
Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1973.
Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame 1988.
Missouri Walk of Fame 2012.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anne Spencer Morrow
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first American woman to earn a first-class glider pilot's license in 1930.
Book:Advocate peace with Hitler, causing controversy, before the war.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1979.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1996.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1999.
Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1997.

Bessie Coleman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Coleman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first female pilot of African-American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license. Died when she fell out of an airplane that went into a spin and crashed. She was not the pilot.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1992.
National Women's Hall of Fame 2001.
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2000.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2006.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995.

Eileen Collins

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Marie Collins
Also Known As:
Lt. Col. Eileen Collins
Nickname(s):
Mom
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, military test pilot, retired from the US Air Force, retired from NASA May 1, 2006. First female shuttle pilot, first female shuttle commander. Shuttle missions (Discovery - to the Russian space station Mir), (Atlantis, 1997), (Columbia, Chandra X-Ray Observatory), (Discovery, 2005.) More than 872 hours in space. Multiple medals awarded.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1995.
Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008.
French Legion of Honor.
International Space Hall of Fame.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2013.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.

Evelyn Johnson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Stone
Also Known As:
Evelyn Bryan Johnson
Evelyn Bryan
Evelyn Stone Bryan
Nickname(s):
Mama Bird
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Logged more flight hours than any other woman - over 57,000. Taught thousands of pilots to fly. Owned a plane dealership. Managed a local air strip. Carnegie Foundation award for heroism.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1994.
Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame.
Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2007.
National Flight Instructors Hall of Fame 1999.

Jacqueline Cochran

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bessie Lee Pittman
Also Known As:
Jaqueline Cochran-Odlum
Nickname(s):
Jackie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pioneer racing pilot. Helped in the formation of wartine women's army and air corps. The first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic. Received the Distinguished Service Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. The first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound. The first woman to fly a jet across the ocean. The first woman to land and take off from an aircraft carrier.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1993.
French Legion of Honor 1949.
International Aerospace Hall of Fame 1965.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1971.
Aerospace Walk of Honor 2006.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2009.

Jerrie Mock

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Geraldine Fredritz
Also Known As:
Geraldine Fredritz Mock
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first woman to fly solo around the world in 1964.
Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1979.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2008.

Nancy J. Currie

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Jane Decker
Also Known As:
Nancy Sherlock
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Missions: , , , .
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2014.

Patty Wagstaff

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patty Wagstaff
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Aerobatic pilot.
Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame 1997.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2004.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1997.

Sally Ride

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sally Kristen Ride
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Steven Hawley by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

The first American female astronaut in space, two shuttle flights into space, in 1983 and in 1984. Professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego.
California Hall of Fame 2006.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1988. Children's books on space.
International Space Hall of Fame 1985.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2003.
Texas Women's Hall of Fame 1986.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2007.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2014.

Susan Helms

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Susan Jane Helms
Also Known As:
Susan J. Helms
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Retired lieutenant general from the US Air Force. Space flights and experience: (1993), (1994), (1996), (2000) and served aboard the International Space Station as a member of the 2nd crew.
International Space Hall of Fame.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2011.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2011.

Tammy Duckworth

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ladda Tammy Duckworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Father American, mother Thai. Became a helicopter pilot in the army. Lost right leg and lower left leg when the helicopter was shot in Iraq. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Earned a PhD. Democrat. US Representative from Illinois from 2013. Candidate for the Senate in 2016, elected, senator from 2017.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2011.
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