Jacqueline Cochran

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Jacqueline Cochran
BirthplaceMuscogee, Florida
aviator, test pilot, spokesperson, and businessperson

Cochran, Jacqueline

(1910–80) aviator; born in Pensacola, Fla. An orphan, her first career was as an owner of a profitable cosmetics company. Receiving her pilot's license in 1932, she was the first woman to fly in the Bendix transcontinental race three years later. She won the Bendix Trophy in 1938. The first woman to pilot a bomber across the Atlantic in World War II, she directed the Women's Air Force Service Pilots. In 1953 she became the first woman to fly faster than sound; in 1964 she flew faster than twice the speed of sound. At her death she held more flight records than any other pilot.
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Cochran developed the business plan for Safe Harbor Services, and he also worked with Integrated Compliance Solutions, a Las Vegas-based technology company that provides solutions for financial institutions to comply with regulations.
Their sentence ensures that Antonio Cochran will no longer have the opportunity to harm another person again," Johnson added.
Cochran focused on proposed funding levels for the Agriculture Research Service (ARS), which has a regional office headquartered in Stoneville.
Cochran offers Planned Maintenance Contracts tailored to the needs of each customer.
The Huddersfield court heard that Cochran swore at the PCSO and walked off.
Wednesday is our busiest day, with half-price sushi," Cochran says during PG's recent visit in the midst of the busy 11 a.
Uncleanness--whatever is opposite of purity; including sodomy, homosexuality, lesbianism, pederasty, bestiality, all other forms of sexual perversion," Cochran wrote.
Cochran spent a year there as a volunteer for Care International before returning home to attend Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Cochran is working on two other novels that are set to release in 2015: "Why God Didn't Make Us Sisters" and "Sleep with the Angels.
Referring to Cochran and Lankford, he said, ''What I do know is that with those two, that certainly will not be an issue.
L/Cpl Cochran was engaged to Wallasey nurse Claire Brookshaw, whom he met through her brother Private Ian Brookshaw, who served with the same regiment.