Airway Pioneer Member
John H. Fitzgerald

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Born in Brooklyn NY in 1921 and was Navy Censorship from 1940 to 1941. Enlisted in the Navy in 1941 and served at Ft. Bennett NAS, Peru IN NAS, Norfolk VA NAS and Puerto Rico NAS until 1945. I was hired by the CAA in 1946 and attended school at Kansas City Mo. Transferred to Roanoke VA Control tower in 1946 then to La Guardia in 1946. Over to Kennedy in 1949 and to the Eastern Regional Office in 1954 where I remained until I retired in 1979. Among other duties, I worked in the Planning Branch and did commissioning flight checks for numerous radar facilities and worked at length in budgeting matters.

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