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[[stamped]] FROM THE FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE [[/stamped]] plant of the Glenn L. Martin Company, Omaha, Nebraska. During World War II Day was a commissioned office in the United States Air force, having been made Major in 1941. About 1946 he moved to Pacific Palisades, California to do aircraft research and development work. He had a siege in the hospital in 1952 and pass away at his home on May 26, 1955 at age 70. He was survived by his wife. Services were held on May 29th at the Moeller, Murphy and his Moeller Funeral Chapel in Santa Monica, California with a number of Early Birds in attendance, after which his remains were cremated at The Chapel of the Pacific, Woodlawn Cemetery at Santa Monica. Following this the ashes were sent air express for burial in the Day family plot in Greenmont Cemetery, Danville, New York Day was a founder of the Early Birds and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences, and a member of the Quiet Birdmen. At times both Mr. and Mrs. Day wrote articles on aviation for various publications. Flying Pioneer, Early Bird Charles H. Day was truly one of the Greats of the early American aviation industry. Starting at its very beginning he devoted a long active lifetime to aircraft design, development and production procedure. Reportedly he was responsible for over 25 distinctly different successful aeroplanes during his long and noteworthy career, certainly a most creditable record. Well known, his accomplishments were legend and few men indeed contributed more to the early progress of American aviation history. FROM THE FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE
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