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Beacon FLIER Salute Endnotes

Mr. Herman Keaney Kopp, Jr:

Photographs/Bio material courtesy of the Kopp Family

(1)  Correspondence with Kopp Family, 10/8/2012.

(2)   US Forces In Australia Association  (USFIA) News Magazine, 1947, page 10.

(3)  Ibid.
Washington DC Herald clipping "Did You Happen to See--Keaney Kopp", 1947

(4) Ibid.

(5) The Washington Post, "Merry Go Round",  Pearson, Drew, January 20, 1947, page 7.

(6) Washington DC Herald clipping "Did You Happen to See--Keaney Kopp", 1947.
US Forces In Australia Association  (USFIA) News Magazine, 1947, page 10.

(7)  The Washington Post, "Ex-Cartoonist to Headline Air-Circus",  July 25, 1947, page B1.
Fairfax Herald, "Skycapades Will Feature Here Sunday", July 24, 1947.

(8)  Ibid.

(9) Ibid.
Various newspaper clippings from Washington Post Times Herald, Fairfax Herald.

(10) The Washington Post, "3 More File for Race in Virginia 8th", May 3, 1950, page 13.

(11) The Washington Post, "Virginians Go to Polls Tuesday in 8th District Primaries", July 30, 1950, page M9.
The Washington Post, "Democratic, GOP Contests Slated in Eighth District", July 31, 1950, page B1.
The Washington Post, "Va Eighth District Primary Vote Today", August 1, 1950, page B2.

(12) Arlington County Virginia Electoral Board Records, Candidate History, updated Sept 9, 2011, page 18.

(13) The Washington Post Times Herald, November 11, 1971, page B6.
"NATIONAL AIRLINES", Wikipedia, October 20, 2012.

(14)  Correspondence with  Kopp Family, October 2012.

Edward D. Nass, Jr.:

Photographs courtesy of the Nass Family.

i   Air Cadets Assigned to Hicks Field: Area Youths Go To Various Centers Upon Completion of Special Courses,    The Washington Post, page L8,  July 11, 1943.

ii  Nass-Reid,  Marriage Notice, 
The Washington Post, page 12,  March 8, 1947.

iii 5000 Witness Langley Day Air Program
,    The Washington Post,  May 8, 1950.

iv  The Federal Diary by Jerry Klutz
,    The Washington Post, page B1,  October 30, 1956.

Juno Rocket Fails to Go Into Orbit: Balloon Presumed Burned When Controls Go Awry,    The Washington Post, page A1,  August 15, 1959.

Alice Rogers Hager:

 i    Photo Standalone 9,   The Washington Post, Dec 22, 1940, pg 14.
 ii   Mrs. Alice Hager Wins Avon Award, The Washington Post, Nov 4, 1945, p. S3, Genevieve-Reynolds, and Congressional Records of 89th Congress: 1966.
 iii  Alice Hager to Tell U. S. Democracy's Story in Europe, The Washington Post, Aug 19, 1948, pg B5, Peggy Preston.
 iv  Ibid, note ii.
 v   Lady Editor: Careers for Women in Publishing,  Marjorie Shuler, EP Dutton, 1941, pg 38
 vi  Air Tour Ends TonightThe New York Times, Oct 9, 1938, pg 9.

Mr. Marion C. Marshall Jr:

Biographical information and photographs/clippings courtesy of the Marshall Family.

Mr. William R. "Bob" Ashburn

[i] Beacon Field Airport business records,  The Washington Post  July 30, 1942 pg 25,  The Fairfax Herald,  1938.

[ii] The Washington Post, March 13, 1942

[iii] ibid, April 16, 1937, pg 3.

[iv] ibid, June 13, 1940, pg 26.

[v]  Ibid, July 30, 1942, pg. 25.

[vi] Fairfax County Land Deed Historic Records.

[vii] The Washington Post, Navy to Double Pilot Output at Anacostia, August 15, 1940, pg 1, and 2-Way Probe Begun: Mystery Fire Sweeps Hangar of Va. Naval Reserve Airport,  September 5, 1940, pg 1. 

[viii] Fairfax County Zoning Classification and Property plat map site #25608, dtd 12/1/52

[ix] "It's Easy to Learn to Fly at Ashburn"  promotional flyer; Washington Post ads.

[x]"Hybla Valley Airport is Shut Down", The Washington Post,  April 4, 1956, pg 26.