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18, 1954. An Early Bird, one of the truly hard working flying pioneers, "Cink" Doherty was destined to become one of the key men of the early Curtiss organization. his efforts contributed a very major part in the rapid development of Curtiss planes, as well as the growth and success of the Company. He was one of a small group of stalwarts who steadfastly helped Curtiss accomplish his world recognized position in the aircraft industry. Doherty especially loved water flying and became so "at home" at Hammondsport he wanted to live there the rest of his life. His widow still resides in Hammondsport. He had three sons, one of whom is engaged in aviation. 4
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