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Hector F. Dougall Stricken Fatally
Publication
Fort William Daily Times Journal, 5 Oct 1960
Description
Media Type
Newspaper
Description
Hector Fraser Dougall ; introduced radio and TV to Lakehead ; made Canada's first aerial maps ; blazed trail into Canadian aviation history ; died of heart seizure ; born in Winnipeg in 1898 ; came to Lakehead in 1927 ; joined Winnipeg rifles during World War I ; later transferring to 221st battalion ; transfer to newly-created Royal Flying Corps ; became captain ; shot down in 1917 and taken prisoner ; first Canadian to Fly north of the 52nd parallel ; among the first to hold a commercial pilot's license ; turned to car racing, entered cars at Indianapolis ; established Fort William's first radio station in 1930 ; photo
Notes
Full text available in Newspaper Clipping File
File subject: LF - Thunder Bay - Biography - D
Full text available on microfilm

Date of Publication
5 Oct 1960
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Thunder Bay Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Brodie Resource Library

216 South Brodie Street

Thunder Bay, ON

P7E 1C2

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Hector F. Dougall Stricken Fatally


Hector Fraser Dougall ; introduced radio and TV to Lakehead ; made Canada's first aerial maps ; blazed trail into Canadian aviation history ; died of heart seizure ; born in Winnipeg in 1898 ; came to Lakehead in 1927 ; joined Winnipeg rifles during World War I ; later transferring to 221st battalion ; transfer to newly-created Royal Flying Corps ; became captain ; shot down in 1917 and taken prisoner ; first Canadian to Fly north of the 52nd parallel ; among the first to hold a commercial pilot's license ; turned to car racing, entered cars at Indianapolis ; established Fort William's first radio station in 1930 ; photo