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established his residence and engaged in business. After suffering gradually failing health for a considerable time he passed away in the Palo Alto Hospital on April 26, 1965, at age 76. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, a sister and a brother. He was a member of the Early Birds. Flying Pioneer, Lawrence Leon devoted the major part of his active lifetime to aviation. Expert pilot, World War I instructor, and valued Curtiss employee, he served American aviation progress in a very worthy way. As an immigrant to our country he contributed much to our aviation history. 2
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