Father Ira Monto Cooper; mother Anna [Knapp] b. 1880 d. 1984
m. Jul 1938 Kathryn Louise [Tudor]; 3 children
["Mr and Mrs Cooper took a honeymoon trip by plane, piloted by the former, who owns and operates a private ship."]
prev. an Airport Manager
prev. exp. 1369 hrs
Address in 1941: Tuscola, IL
Postings: 1FPP, 12FPP, 4aFPP, 16FPP
Suspended for 7 days with loss of pay in Sep-42 for low flying over Carlisle.
"A most reliable and willing pilot"; "A good pilot and very keen"
Contract Terminated by ATA - Disciplinary Reasons
"Mr and Mrs Cooper celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception. They both farm."
Briefly, their farm produced oil; however in 1965 the Decatur Herald said that only 2 of the 11 wells in Macon and Christian counties were still operating, and amongst them "Howard L Cooper's Long No. 2 was no longer profitable to operate. The pool in which it was located has been discovered less than 7 years."
d. 24 May 1989, Evansville IL
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