Kenneth Marr
Capt. Kenneth Marr
US 94th Aero Squadron
Courtesy Ray Mentzer's
Photos of the Great War

And More Yet!, 1938

     Kenneth Marr soared through the Bleriot School at Buc in 1916 and subsequently went to the front as a member of the Escadrille Lafayette. Later he was flight and squadron commander of the 94th Aero Squadron, U.S.A. Upon his return to this contry he went into commercial aviation in California, Oregon and Washington. He is now president of the Engineers Oil Company, crude oil producers. There's too much to tell here---read the story of the Lafayette Flying Corps, by Nordhoff and Hall, the South Sea specialists.
courtesy of Steve Remington - CollectAir


     Kenneth Marr took a pack of huskies from Nome, Alaska to France and sold them to the French Army for use in the Vosges Mountains, and then enlisted in the French Foreign Legion.
     He learned to fly at the Bleriot School at Buc, France. Subsequently went to the fighting front as a member of the Lafayette Escadrille.
     Kenneth Marr was assigned to Eddie Rickenbacker's 94th (Hat in the Ring) Pursuit Squadron and when Rickenbacker was invalided home after the armistice, Marr succeeded him in command.
     Upon return to the U.S.A., Marr engaged in commercial aviation in California, Oregon and Washington. After a long illness, he died at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Palo Alto on December 28, 1963
From The Early Birds of Aviation CHIRP, December, 1964, Number 71

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