Robert Opie Lindsay

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Robert Opie LIndsay
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Robert Opie Lindsay, 1918
Born 25 December 1894
Madison, North Carolina, United States
Died 1 August 1952
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch Air Service, United States Army
Rank Lieutenant
Unit 139th Aero Squadron
Battles/wars World War I Victory Medal ribbon.svg World War I
World War II
Awards Distinguished Service Cross
Other work Founding member of Civil Aeronautics Administration

Lieutenant (later Colonel) Robert Opie Lindsay (25 December 1894 - 1 August 1952) was a World War I fighter ace credited with six aerial victories in the closing days of the war. He returned to duty during World War II; at one point he commanded Fort Sill, Oklahoma.[1]


He was born on 25 December 1894. He married and had two daughters, Anne Bryan Lindsay and Muriel Opie Lindsay.[2] He died on 1 August 1952 in Fort Worth, Texas.[3]

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  2. ^ "Miss Lindsay Weds Mr. Carter". The Dispatch. September 13, 1956. Retrieved 2012-12-11. Of local interest is the announcement which is made by Mrs. Robert Opie Lindsay of Fort Worth Tex. of the marriage of her daughter, Anne Bryan, to Harris Carter, Jr. ... 
  3. ^ United Press (August 2, 1952). "Robert Opie Lindsay". Chicago Tribune. Col. Robert Opie Lindsay, 57, a civil aeronautics administration official here and a World War I ace, died last ... 

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