Blanche Stuart Scott

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Birthday
8, 1885
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 12, 1970 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1885
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 12, 1970 (84)

About

First female pilot in the United States to fly solo. She was also the first woman to drive across the United States from the east coast to the west coast.

Before Fame

Her thirteenth birthday present was a car; later, she became an automobile salesperson.

Trivia

She received flying lessons from Glenn Curtis, an early American aviator.

Family Life

She was the daughter of an affluent hoof paste manufacturer.

Associated With

She and fellow American aviator Amelia Earhart were among the first successful female pilots.