Barnstormer and aviator who made a historic transatlantic flight with Lewis Yancey.
He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War I and joined the United States Army Air Forces during the World War II years.
He published his book, "Flying to the Moon and Halfway Back," in 1949.
He grew up in Brooklyn, New York and died in Alameda, California.
His historic, 3,400-mile flight with Lewis Yancey took thirty-one hours to complete.