LOOK: The Membership Committee, with Beckwith Havens skipper, approved the following membership applications after a vast amount of research and delving into the musty records, and on the same night of Novemer 12, the board approved the approval.
Sam Alvin Purcell, San Francisco Airport, San Bruno, Calif. He first soloed on a Cage tractor at Griffith Park in 1912. He's still flying, and holds transport license 5515---33 years in the air!
courtesy of Steve Remington - CollectAir
You will find an entry for Sam
on the AeroFiles site
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You may want to use your "Find" function on "Sam Purcell"
From The Early Birds of Aviation
Roster of Members
January 1, 1993
If you have any information on this Early Bird,
please contact me.
E-mail to Ralph Cooper