Female aviator and test pilot who was part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).
She worked as a hairdresser in Florida and New York before taking her first flying lesson at the Roosevelt Airfield.
She wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt to propose the creation of a female flight division of the U.S. Army Air Forces.
She married Floyd Bostwick Odlum.
She and Amelia Earhart were both famous female pilots.