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Daudt, Charles H., 1912-2002



  • Existence: June 18, 1912 - December 11, 2002

Biographical Information

Charles H. Daudt served as the manager of the first National Intercollegiate Air Meet which took place at Purdue University June 21-22, 1935. Daudt received a bachelor's of mechanical engineering degree from Purdue Univesity in 1934. He was an American Airlines captain from 1942 until his retirement in 1970. He died in Connecticut in 2002 at the age of 90.


“Charles Daudt Obituary (2002).” Hartford Courant, December 17, 2002. Accessed September 14, 2022.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles H. Daudt First National Intercollegiate Air Meet scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 236
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the administration, participants, and results of the first National Intercollegiate Air Meet held June 21-22, 1935 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The scrapbook, created by the air meet manager, Charles H. Daudt, includes entry forms, race event rules, race maps, publicity material, participant scores for each event, and results. The scrapbook also includes correspondence related to the original donation of the scrapbook by Charles Daudt in 1976 to...
Dates: 1934 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1935