Wilmer Lower Stultz
Stultz in 1928
|Born||11 April 1900|
|Died||July 1, 1929 (aged 29)|
|Cause of death||Air crash|
|Resting place||Presbyterian Cemetery|
Mildred Botts (m. 1919–1929)
He was born in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania on April 11, 1900.
Stultz joined the United States Army Air Force on 22 August 1917 assigned to the 634th Aero Supply Squadron reaching the rank of Sergeant. He was discharged on 31 March 1919. Stultz then joined the United States Naval Air Service in December that year, training at Pensacola, Florida. He served at Hampton Roads, Virginia testing the F-5L bomber.
Stultz died on July 1, 1929, after he crashed while intoxicated at Roosevelt Field in Mineola, New York. Two passengers were also killed. He was buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania.
- "Wilmer Lower Stultz". Retrieved 27 March 2012.
Wilmer Lower "Bill" Stultz was born in Williamsburg, PA on April 11, 1900. He enlisted in the U.S. Army August 22, 1917, advanced to the rank of sergeant in the 634th Aero Supply Squadron, and was honorably discharged March 31, 1919. ...
- "Stultz Death Causes Liquor Sale Inquiry. Nassau Prosecutor to Hunt for Persons Selling Intoxicants to Air Pilots". New York Times. July 7, 1929.
- "Alcohol Is Found In Brain Of Stultz. Dr. Gettler Reports Evidence That Pilot on Fatal Flight Had Been Drinking. Offlclals Push Inquiry. Witnesses of Accident Tell Federal Inspectors of seeing struggle in Plane". New York Times. July 6, 1929.
- "Associates Honor Stultz At Funeral. Aviators and American Legion Delegations Attend Services for Transatlantic Pilot. Miss Earhart A Mourner. Mrs. Payne Whitney and Son and Daughter Also Pay Respects to Flier. Police Escort Cortege". New York Times. July 3, 1929.
- "Stultz Buried In Home City. Airplanes Drop Flowers in Cemetery at Williamsburg, Pa". New York Times. July 5, 1929.