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Martin and Osa Johnson

(1884 - 1937)  (1894 - 1953)

  • He was born in Lincoln, she in Chanute
  • Adventuresome couple made many trips to Africa in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Made movies and wrote books about their safaris
  • They both earned their pilots’ licenses in Chanute
  • Were the first pilots to fly over Mounts Kilimanjaro and Kenya