Opal Kunz

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Birthday
6, 1894
Birthplace
California
Death Date
May 15, 1967 (72)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1894
Birthplace
California
Death Date
May 15, 1967 (72)

About

American socialite and feminist who took many well-publicized flights and encouraged other women to become pilots.

Before Fame

She served as first president of the "Ninety-Nines", an organization of female aviators.

Trivia

She founded the "Betsy Ross Air Corps," a group composed of licensed female pilots who supported war-time relief efforts on the home front.

Family Life

Her seven-year marriage to Dr. George Frederick Kunz was annulled in 1930.

Associated With

Amelia Earhart was another famous female pilot.