Katherine Cheung



Age: 98


Summary: Chinese immigrant to the U.S. who defied tradition to become the nation's first licensed female Asian American aviator in 1932 and whose name is enshrined alongside other remarkable pioneers in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: December 12, 1904


Died: September 2, 2003


Location: Thousand Oaks, California