Brewer, Mary Breedlove 1981-06-13

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Mary Breedlove Brewer discusses the aviation career of her cousin, Clint Breedlove.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mary Breedlove Brewer

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Date: June 13, 1981

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bill Wilkerson

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mary Brewer, Born Ardmore Oklahoma (March 25, 1907), Educational background, Came to Tech because of Clint, She and Clint cousins, Stayed with Clint until found own place, Development of Breedlove Airport, Purchase of land for airport (October 21, 1941), From Guy Patillo, Clint very involved in success of airport and flight school, Personality traits, Finances increased, Clint builds airplane engine, Intelligent and self-made man, Interested in machinery, Worked for government prior to and during World War II, Devoted family man, Went to Las Vegas, New Mexico, Operated jeep distributorship, Bought ranch and guest ranch (Flying B), Generosity, Inventions, Wind cone, Lindbergh and Cruise control, Cross Country Flight in Lubbock

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1907-1960s

Bulk Dates: 1941-1960s

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