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People from the Sherman-Denison, Texas, Area : People from Sherman, Texas, Gene Autry, Chesley Sullenberger, William H. Murray, Frank W. Mayborn
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: People from Sherman, Texas, Gene Autry, Chesley Sullenberger, William H. Murray, Frank W. Mayborn, Jim Hightower, Joe Rollins, Thomas N. Barnes, Lee Grissom, Silas Hare, Joie Chitwood, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., John Hillerman, Mike Haynes, Zach Blair, Light Townsend Cummins, Buddy Tate, Reggie Hunt, A. J. Abrams, Aaron Hunt, Larry Willoughby, Jimmy Hotz, Jerry B. Lincecum, Charlie Johnson, Brad Douglass, William F. Walker, Edna Gladney, Tom Virtue, Monte Jackson, Ray Renfro, William J. Durham, Chris Rockins, Ray Wehba. Excerpt: Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger III (born January 23, 1951) is an American airline transport pilot (ATP), safety expert, and accident investigator from Danville, California. Sullenberger gained widespread media attention when he successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River off Manhattan, New York City, on January 15, 2009, saving the lives of all 155 people on the aircraft. Sullenberger is an international speaker on airline safety and has helped develop new protocols for airline safety. As of September 30, 2009, Sullenberger is also the co-chairman of the EAA's Young Eagles youth introduction-to-aviation program. Sullenberger retired from US Airways and its predecessor airline after 30 years with them on March 3, 2010. In May of the following year, Sullenberger was hired by CBS News as an on-air aviation expert. He is the author of Highest Duty, a memoir of his life and of the events surrounding Flight 1549, published in 2009 by HarperCollins. He was ranked second in TIME Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential Heroes and Icons of 2009. Sullenberger was born in Denison, Texas to a dentist father - a descendant of Swiss immigrants named Sollenberger - and an elementary school teacher mother. He has one sister, Mary Wilson. The street on which he grew up in Denison, Te...


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  • ISBN-13: 9781157505747
  • ISBN-10: 1157505740
  • Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
  • Publish Date: July 2011
  • Page Count: 26


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