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Description
Harry Haw served the U.S. Army as a pilot in the 514th Observation Squadron from 1917 to about 1930, after which he became a civilian transport pilot before moving to San Diego, CA, and becoming a science teacher. This Collection relates to his life in aviation.
Background
First Lieutenant Harry H. Haw was born in 1894 in Wisconsin. Harry Haw served in the U.S. Army in the 514th Observation Squadron. He entered the U.S. Army in 1917 and became a First Lieutenant in 1930. He became a civilian Transport Pilot by 1930 and had logged 789 flying hours by 1934. He then moved to San Diego, California and went to College of the Pacific and received a Master’s Degree from Stanford. After college he got his first job as a general science and biology teacher at Point Loma High and later at La Jolla High. He then served a long career as an elementary school principal. He passed away in 1981.
Extent
0.22 Cubic Feet One 2.5”x10”x15.5” horizontal standing box
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.