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In 1926 he retired from the Pharmacal Company bearing his name, and in 1927 helped organize, and was one of the backers of the Lindberg flight. Following this, Lambert started arranging for the St. Louis Municipal Airport, which bears his name today. In 1942 he again entered the active service of his country in World War II. On November 12, 1946, he passed away at his home in St. Louis at age 72, after an extremely active life of service and worthy accomplishments. 

An ardent Early Bird, a wealthy business leader with a sincere faith in flying, his help and influence was always evident in early mid-Western aviation activities. While he did not do much flying, his sincere interest and varied contributions made him a truly valued pioneer of aviation. 

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