Thaddeus Lowe

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'''Thaddeus Lowe''' (August 20, 1832 - January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T. S. C. Lowe, was a magician, an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States.  
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'''Thaddeus Lowe''' (August 20, 1832 - January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T. S. C. Lowe, was a magician, an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States..<ref>Poleskie, Stephen, "The Balloonist: The Story of T. S. C. Lowe---Inventor, Scientist, Magician, and Father of the U.S. Air Force." Frederic C. Beil, 2007.</ref> 
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Lowe was also an entertainer and showman, performing magic and chemistry exhibitions; first as the assistant to [[Professor Reginald B. Dincklehoff]] and then on his own under the name of "Professor Coulincourt".  By 1854 Lowe had decided on a career in ballooning.<ref>http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11868</ref>
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By 1854, having worked for a time as an assistant to a traveling magician, Lowe had decided on a career in ballooning.<ref>Poleskie, Stephen, "The Balloonist: The Story of T. S. C. Lowe---Inventor, Scientist, Magician, and Father of the U.S. Air Force." Frederic C. Beil, 2007.</ref>
 
  
  

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Thaddeus Lowe
BornThaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt Lowe
August 20, 1832
Jefferson Mills, Coos County, New Hampshire, U.S.
DiedJanuary 16, 1913 (age 80)
Pasadena, California
Resting placeMountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Los Angeles County, California

Thaddeus Lowe (August 20, 1832 - January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T. S. C. Lowe, was a magician, an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the fields of chemistry, meteorology, and aeronautics, and the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States..[1]

Lowe was also an entertainer and showman, performing magic and chemistry exhibitions; first as the assistant to Professor Reginald B. Dincklehoff and then on his own under the name of "Professor Coulincourt". By 1854 Lowe had decided on a career in ballooning.[2]



References

  1. Poleskie, Stephen, "The Balloonist: The Story of T. S. C. Lowe---Inventor, Scientist, Magician, and Father of the U.S. Air Force." Frederic C. Beil, 2007.
  2. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11868
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