Joseph J. Boland
Joseph J. Boland
Joe with his plane at
Stultz Airport in Altoona, PA 1931
Working on his model planes


Joseph J. "Joe" Boland made his first solo flight at Correja Farm, Iselin, New Jersey in December, 1909. During 1910 and thereafter he made solo hops in experimental machines taking turns with two other associates.
     He received preliminary infrantry training at Plattsburg in 1916. After World War I he resumed flying, continuing to 1940. He served in the Coast Guard Reserve on a temporary basis without pay from 1942 until the end of World War II in the third naval district.
     Today he lives at R.D. 3, Box 304, Frederick, Maryland.

Joseph J. Boland died in 1964
From The Early Birds of Aviation Roster of Members, 1996
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