Grove Webster was named a director of airport activities at the Purdue University Airport in 1942. Prior to arriving at Purdue Webster served in the 163rd U.S. Bombing Squadron during World War I. He also held a leadership role in the Civil Aeronautics Administration.
Citation"Grove Webster New Airport Director." The Purdue Alumnus. Purdue Alumni Association. West Lafayette, IN. Volume 29, No. 9, pg. 3.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Purdue University Department of Aviation Technology records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 12
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Department of Aviation Technology records document the historical background of the department, the Purdue University Airport, and key moments in the history of aviation in Tippecanoe County. Scrapbooks compiled by the department provide a rich collection of photographs and news clippings which highlight key historical moments, individuals, additions of labs and simulators, and aircraft at the Purdue University Airport. Publications among the...
Dates: 1928 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1999
Charter Air Service memorandum
Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 52