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Marriage of Charles Lindbergh...
Item # 555651
May 28, 1929
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 28, 1929
* Charles Lindbergh Gets Married
* Anne Morrow
This 14 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "LINDBERGH'S PLANE LEAVES FOR SOME UNKNOWN POINT" with subhead.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001) was the daughter of diplomat Dwight Morrow whom he met in Mexico City in December, 1927, where her father was serving as the U.S. Ambassador. According to a Biography Channel profile on Lindbergh, she was the only woman that he had ever asked out on a date. In Lindbergh's autobiography, he derides womanizing pilots he met as a "barnstormer" and Army cadet, for their "facile" approach to relationships. For Lindbergh, the ideal romance was stable and long term, with a woman with keen intellect, good health and strong genes. Lindbergh said his "experience in breeding animals on our farm had taught me the importance of good heredity."
The couple was married on May 27, 1929, and eventually had six children: Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. (1930–1932); Jon Morrow Lindbergh (b. August 16, 1932); Land Morrow Lindbergh (b. 1937), who studied anthropology at Stanford University and married Susan Miller in San Diego; Anne Lindbergh (1940–1993); Scott Lindbergh (b. 1942); and Reeve Lindbergh (b. 1945), a writer. Lindbergh also taught his wife how to fly and did much of his exploring and charting of air routes with her.
Category: The 20th Century