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Max Lillie

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Max Lillie (1882-1913), early Swedish / USA aviator

1882 Born in Stockholm and went to America in 1903.

For several years he was in the contracting business in St. Louis. He had made hundreds of flights without a serious accident and for several years conducted a school for aviators in Chicago.

Max Lillie died Sept 15, 1913 in Galesburg, Illinois due to engine trouble.

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