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Randolph G. Page
First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Service
RANDOLPH G. PAGE DEAD
 First To Carry Night Air Mail From New York to San Francisco

FORT WORTH, Texas, February 21, 1930 Randolph G. Page, Vice President of Texhoma Aeronautical Service, Inc., and air-mail trail blazer, died here today after a brief illness.  He was 36 years old.

Mr. Page, who had been an aviator for fifteen years, made the first night air-mail flight in the United States and delivered the first continental air-mail bags from New York to San Francisco in September 1920.

The body will be sent to Washington, D.C. for burial in Arlington National Cemetery.


PAGE, RANDOLPH G
1ST LT AIR SERVICE
DATE OF DEATH: 02/21/1930
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 8503
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 10 January 2008