Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an
American fighter ace ... Edward Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio, to
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Edward Vernon Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio, on October 8, 1890.
The son of Swiss immigrants, he was the third of eight children. His parents ...
Jul 24, 1973 ... Eddie Rickenbacker, a leading fighter ace in World War I and retired chairman of
.... Mr. Rickenbacker was born of a German-Swiss father and a ...
Captain Edward Vernon Rickenbacker had gained fame as a daring racecar
driver before becoming the United States' top-scoring fighter ace of World War I
Eddie attributed his father's death to an accident, but the Dictionary of American
Biography entry by Dr. W. David Lewis concludes that William "was killed by an ...
Rickenbacker, then one of the world's top racing car drivers, immediately enlisted
with the U.S. Army upon America's entrance into the war in April 1917.
Eddie Rickenbacker was one of those rare heroes who enjoyed enduring fame.
... Born simply Edward Rickenbacher (later Rickenbacker) on October 8, 1890, ...
Eddie Rickenbacker - Early Life: Born October 8, 1890, as Edward
Reichenbacher, Eddie Rickenbacker was the son of German-speaking Swiss
immigrants who ...