Photograph of airmail pilot E. Hamilton Lee
Airmail pilot E. Hamilton Lee posed in front of an airmail plane. Lee served as an airmail pilot for the Post Office Department from 1918 to 1927. After his airmail service ended, Lee flew for United Airlines, retiring from the company in 1949. At that time he had flown longer and farther than any other pilot alive.
Photographer: E. J. Pearson