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Did Amelia Earhart have any brothers or sisters?

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Amelia Earhart did have one younger sister named Grace Muriel. Grace Muriel Earhart was born on Dec. 29, 1899 in Kansas City. The parents of Amelia and Grace Muriel were Amy and Edwin Earhart.

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Did Amelia Earhart have any brothers or sisters?
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Grace Muriel attended Smith College and Radcliffe. After her marriage to Albert Morrissey in 1929, she had two children. She also went on to receive a graduate degree in education from Harvard. She died on March 2, 1998 in Massachusetts.

Grace Muriel’s older sister, Amelia Earhart was born in 1897 and is famous in aviation history for her solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. On her final flight in 1937, Amelia Earhart disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean.

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    When did Amelia Earhart get married?

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    According to Biography, Amelia Earhart married George Putnam on Feb. 7, 1931. Putnam was her publicist. Their relationship developed during her meteoric rise to fame.

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    What did Amelia Earhart contribute?

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