Collett E. Woolman

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Collett Everman Woolman (October 8, 1889 – September 11, 1966) was one of four founders of Delta Air Lines. The original owners/directors of Delta Air Service were C.H. McHenry, Travis Oliver, and M.S. Biedenharn.

Woolman was born in Bloomington, Indiana, USA but grew up in Urbana, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois, where he received a B.A. in agriculture. Woolman married Helen H. Fairfield (d. 1962) in 1916 with whom he had two daughters. By 1920, they had moved to Monroe in northeastern Louisiana. Woolman was 76 years old when he died in 1966 in Houston, Texas.