Jacqueline Cochran

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Birthday
11, 1906
Birthplace
Muscoge, FL
Death Date
Dec 9, 1980 (74)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
11, 1906
Birthplace
Muscoge, FL
Death Date
Dec 9, 1980 (74)

About

Female aviator and test pilot who was part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).

Before Fame

She worked as a hairdresser in Florida and New York before taking her first flying lesson at the Roosevelt Airfield.

Trivia

She wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt to propose the creation of a female flight division of the U.S. Army Air Forces.

Family Life

She married Floyd Bostwick Odlum.

Associated With

She and Amelia Earhart were both famous female pilots.