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Charles Ingram Stanton seated at a desk working on a chart. Stanton served in the Air Mail Service of the Post Office Department, as general secretary of the National Aeronautic Association (1922-24). He then joined the Commerce Department and served in the Aeronautics Branch and its successor, the Civil Aeronautics Authority (later the Civil Aviation Administration), 1927-48. While at Commerce, Stanton was involved in all areas of airways work, from layout to administration, including periods as Acting Administrator (1940-42), Deputy Administrator (1944-48), and Administrator of Civil Aeronautics (1942-44).

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1935

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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