Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) Aviator

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Eddie August Schneider (1911-1940) Record Holding Aviator (b. October 20, 1911, 2nd Avenue and 17th Street, Manhattan, New York County, New York City, New York, USA - d. December 23, 1940, Deep Creek and Flatbush Avenue, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, Kings County, Long Island, New York City, New York, USA) Son of Emil Schneider (c1880-1955), a banker born in Germany; and Inga Pedersen (1885-1927) of Farsund, Norway. On August 25, 1930 Eddie set a round-trip transcontinental record for pilots under the age of twenty-one years in his Cessna. The elapsed time was 57 hours, and 14 minutes between Los Angeles, California and Jersey City, New Jersey


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