AKA Buzz King
Charles K. Hamilton
Collection of Kathrin King Segal, 8-23-05
King's grandaughter

Bertell W. King
Bertell W. King
Curtiss Pilot Training Class
EB Meeting, 1958
Pittsburgh, PA
EB Chirp

     If you search for "Bertell Wadsworth King", using the Google search engine, (1-15-05), you will find one link.

EARLY BIRDS - Bertell Wadsworth King
     This page on Carroll Gray's Early Birds website has a very nice photograph of "Buzz."
You can access that page by clicking on the title above.
     If time permits, I suggest that you go to the homepage of the site and sample some of the many features which are available.

       Bertell W. King, head of his own marine surveying business at 17 Battery Place, New York, died Thursday May 23, 1968 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He was 81 years old and lived at 37 Rutland Road, Brooklyn. He was married to the late Marguerite Nelson King.
     Bert King was a champion bicycle racer, oarsman, and welterweight wrestler for the New York Athletic and Nautilus Clubs. He was also an early pilot, having learned to fly at the Curtiss school in Hammondsport, N. Y. in 1913. His solo date was June 4, 1913.
     He leaves a son, Bertell, Jr.; a daughter, Mrs Marguerite Sherower; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Comstock and Mrs. Hazel Tillman; and three grandchildren.
From The Early Birds of Aviation CHIRP, January, 1969, Number 75
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