Randolph G. Page – First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Service

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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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