Charles Lindbergh

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Charles Lindbergh

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThis article is about the 20th-century aviator. For other uses, see Charles Lindbergh (disambiguation).

Charles Lindbergh
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BornCharles Augustus Lindbergh
February 4, 1902
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
DiedAugust 26, 1974 (aged 72)
Kipahulu, Maui, Hawaii, U.S.
Cause of deathComplications ofLymphoma
Resting placePalapala Ho’omau Church, Kipahulu, Maui, Hawaii
EducationSidwell Friends School
Redondo Union High School
Little Falls High School
University of Wisconsin–Madison (did not graduate)
Alma materLittle Falls High School (1918)
OccupationAviator, author, inventor, explorer, activist
Known forFirst solo transatlantic flight (1927)
Spouse(s)Anne Morrow Lindbergh(1929-1974) (legally) (his death)
ChildrenWith Anne Morrow Lindbergh:
Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr.
Jon Lindbergh
Land Morrow Lindbergh
Anne Spencer Lindbergh(Perrin)
Scott Lindbergh
Reeve Lindbergh (Brown)
With Brigitte Hesshaimer:
Dyrk Hesshaimer
Astrid Hesshaimer Bouteuil
David Hesshaimer
With Marietta Hesshaimer:
Vago Hesshaimer
Christoph Hesshaimer.
With Valeska (surname unknown):
a son (name unknown)
a daughter (name unknown)
Parent(s)Charles August Lindbergh
Evangeline Lodge Land Lindbergh
Military career
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
 United States Air Force
Years of service1925–1941, 1954–1974
Rank Brigadier General
AwardsMedal of Honor (
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