Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

Life TimeBorn on July 24, 1897Born in Atchison, KansasDied in 1939

EducationSeveral Different SchoolsHyde Park High SchoolColumbia UniversityPurdue University

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FamilyFather: Edwin EarhartMother: Amelia (Amy)Sister: Muriel EarhartHusband: George Putman

Life Accomplishments:16th women to be issued a polit's license.1st woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean1st Woman/Person to fly across both the Atlantic and Pacific OceanSet 7 women's speed and distance aviation records.

Why is this person important:She used her fame to promote two causes dear to her: the advancement of commercial aviation and the advancement of women.

Citations:Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 15 May 2015."Amelia Earhart." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 15 May 2015.www.soundzabound.com


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