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Ernest Kellogg Gann, American author. Recipient Aviation Journalist of Year Flying and Commercial Aviation, 1975, Achievement award National Aviation Club, 1983. Served as captain Air Transport Command Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Fighter Pilots Association, Daedalians, Black Birds.

Background

Gann, Ernest Kellogg was born on October 13, 1910 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of George Kellogg and Caroline (Kupper) Gann.

Education

Graduate magna cum laude, Culver (Indiana) Military Academy, 1930;student, Yale UniversityHHD (honorary), University of California, 1979.

Career

Independent writer, 1939-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Island in the Sky, 1944 (made into movie), Blaze of Noon, Fiddler's Green, Benjamin Lawless, The High and the Mighty (made into movie), Soldier of Fortune (made into movie), Twilight for the Gods, Trouble with Lazy Ethel, Fate is the Hunter (made into movie), Of Good and Evil, In the Company of Eagles, Song of the Sirens, The Antagonists, Band of Brothers, Flying Circus, Hostage to Fortune, A, Brain 2000, The Aviator, The Magistrate, Gentleman of Adventure, The Triumph, The Honey of Poisoned Flowers, The Bad Angel, The Black Watch, 1989. Also many short stories. 4-part television series, Masada, based on one of his books, 1981.

      Painting exhibition include 2 one man shows in Seattle, 1991.

Membership

Served as captain Air Transport Command Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Fighter Pilots Association, Daedalians, Black Birds. Clubs: OX-5, Quiet Birdmen, Colgate President's, Washington Athletic, Grey Eagles.

Connections

Married Eleanor Michaud, September 18, 1933 (divorced). Children: George Kellogg (deceased), Steven Anthony, Polly Wing. Married Dodie Post, May 20, 1966.

father:
George Kellogg Gann

mother:
Caroline (Kupper) Gann

spouses:
Eleanor Michaud

Dodie Post

children:
George Kellogg Gann (deceased)

Steven Anthony Gann

Polly Wing Gann