Ruth Bancroft Law

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Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
Lynn, MA
Death Date
Dec 1, 1970 (83)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
Lynn, MA
Death Date
Dec 1, 1970 (83)

About

Renowned aviatrix who set a number of cross-country speed records and became the military's first female pilot.

Before Fame

She began her pilot training in June of 1912.

Trivia

She held a non-commissioned officer post and flew military recruitment tours during the World War I years.

Family Life

She retired from flying at the request of her husband, Charles Oliver, who feared for her safety.

Associated With

She purchased her first aircraft from Orville Wright.