Nancy Harkness Love

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Birthday
14, 1914
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 22, 1976 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1914
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 22, 1976 (62)

About

The first female pilot to officially fly for the U.S. military.

Before Fame

She grew up with a love of flying and had received her pilot's license by the time she was seventeen.

Trivia

She saw an opportunity to involve qualified female pilots in war efforts on the home front and suggested the organization of a corps of women pilots to transport supplies and planes.

Family Life

She co-founded a Boston-based aviation company with her pilot husband, Robert Love.

Associated With

She and fellow aviatrix Jackie Cochran were rivals as a result of their differing views on the role of female pilots.