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Woodhouse, Henry, 1884-1970



  • Existence: 1884-1970

Biographical Note

Henry Woodhouse was born Mario Terenzio Enrico Casalegno on June 24, 1884, in Turin, Italy. In 1904, Casalengo moved to the US and sometime after 1909 he submitted his naturalization papers. He began his career as an aviation writer under the nom de plume Henry Woodhouse (which he soon legally adopted). Woodhouse contributed to many publications, including Collier's Weekly and the New York Times, and quickly became known as aviation expert. With assistance from Robert Collier, Woodhouse launched Flying magazine, which is still in publication.

In 1915 he helped found the American Society of Aeronautic Engineering and He was one of the original founders and a governor of the Aeroclub. Woodhouse died on January 6, 1970 in his home in New York City.


Wikipedia. "Henry Woodhouse."

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

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