Charles Lindbergh Roaring 20's

By: Madeline Potter

About Charles Lindbergh

Charles Lindbergh is known as the first person to fly a solo nonstop transatlantic flight. He is a legend and an iconic person from the 1920's. Charles was born on February 4, 1902 in Detroit Michigan. He studied mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin and in Washington DC. He later realized his passion for aviation and went on to become an airmail carrier. He got his plane, "the Spirit of St. Louis," and flew the first solo transatlantic flight on May 20, 1927. The flight was a success! In the 1930's, Charles youngest son was kidnapped and killed.

Charles Death

Charles Death

Charles Lindbergh died on August 26, 1974. Charles was 72 years old when he died of Lymphoma in Maui, Hawaii. He is remembered as a hero and an example that no mountain is too big to climb, and no sea is too big to fly across (literally)!