Ernest Emery Harmon
American Army Air Force officerDied when: 40 years 200 days (486 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Captain Ernest Emery Harmon, Army Air Corps (February 8, 1893, Fort Worth, Texas - August 27, 1933, Stamford, Connecticut) was an aviation pioneer.Lesser known than many of the major figures of early flight, his significant contributions during the golden age of aviation (aka the interwar years) resulted, by an act of Congress (June 23, 1948), in the naming of Ernest Harmon Air Force Base in his honor.
Dedication ceremonies occurred on August 13, 1949, at the base in Stephenville, Newfoundland.