Born 1897 — Died 1937.
Born Kansas, United States.
Claim to fame:
Amelia was the first woman to try to circumnavigate the globe around the Equator.
Also known as:
Lady Lindy; The Brave Lady; Amelia Mary Earhart Putnam.
Nothing to do with:
The Lindy Hop (a style of swing dance); Braveheart; Amelia Bedelia.
Was good at:
Flying planes across the Atlantic; Flying planes to Hawaii; Being brave.
Was not good at:
Flying to the tiny Pacific island of Howland.
Likely to say:
"I am NOT a flight attendant!"
Unlikely to say:
"Give me airplane food, please."
Favorite ice cream:
"Plane" vanilla. (Or possibly Lemon "soar"-bet.)