Lt. Col. Lewis E. Goodier, Jr., USAF (Ret.) one of America`s oldest army fliers died Dec. 29, 1961, at the age of 76. Born in Utica, N.Y., Aug. 5, 1885, his enlistment in the Army. Lt. Col. Goodier`s career with the U. S. Army Coast Artillery, Signal Corps and Air Corps spanned the years from 1908 through World War II. He received his first flying instruction at the Curtiss School in Hammondsport, N. Y., in 1912 and qualified for his Aviation Pilot license, F. A. I. No. 200 on January 8, 1913, at San Diego, North Island, California under the Curtiss banner. On February 14, 1913, at the North Island location he qualified for Military Aviator`s license No. 8 and Aero Club Expert No. 10. Grouping consist of 6-photos + addressed envelopes + photo copies of newspaper clippings, etc. For more information on this collection go to /block.htm
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