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Chuck Yeager

Chuck YeagerAKA Charles Elwood Yeager

Born: 13-Feb-1923
Birthplace: Myra, WV
Died: 7-Dec-2020
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Aviator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Test pilot, first to break speed of sound

Military service: US Army Air Corps

Father: Albert Hal Yeager
Mother: Susie Mae Yeager
Wife: Glennis Faye Dickhouse (m. 26-Feb-1945, d. 22-Dec-1990, four children)
Wife: Victoria Scott D'Angelo (m. 22-Aug-2003)
Son: Donald
Son: Michael
Daughter: Sharon
Daughter: Susan

    High School: Hamlin High School, Hamlin, WV

    Academy of Achievement (1974)
    Experimental Aircraft Association
    National Rifle Association
    Pacific Aviation Museum Advisory Board
    Cosmos Club Award 2004
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1985
    Congressional Medal of Honor 1976 (special silver Medal of Honor)
    National Aviation Hall of Fame

    The Right Stuff (9-Sep-1983) · Fred
    Smokey and the Bandit II (15-Aug-1980) · Party Guest

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