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Gildred (Theodore E.) Personal Papers
SDASM.SC.10054  
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Description
Theodore Edmonds Gildred was born on October 18, 1935, in Mexico City; the second of four children of real estate developer Theodore Gildred and Maxine Edmonds Gildred. His greatest aeronautical achievement was duplicating his father’s 1931 Goodwill Flight from San Diego, California, to Quito, Ecuador, which took place March 13, 1981 to March 31, 1981. Theodore E. Gildred, along with copilot Wally Moore, flew a 1942 Stinson Reliant. This Collection includes information related to that flight.
Background
Theodore Edmonds Gildred was born on October 18, 1935, in Mexico City; the second of four children of real estate developer Theodore Gildred and Maxine Edmonds Gildred. His early years were spent in San Diego, California and Mexico City. He attended Francis Parker School in San Diego, followed by a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, 1959. His post-graduate studies were taken at Sorbonne University, Paris, and the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Mr. Gildred is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and German.
Extent
0.75 Cubic Feet 2 Boxes
Restrictions
Some copyright may be reserved. Consult with the library director for more information.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.