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Edward C. Gleed was born on 5 November, 1916 in United States, is a Former. Discover Edward C. Gleed’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 74 years old?
|Age||74 years old|
|Born||5 November 1916|
|Date of death||January 25, 1990|
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Edward C. Gleed Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Edward C. Gleed worth at the age of 74 years old? Edward C. Gleed’s income source is mostly from being a successful Former. He is from United States. We have estimated
Edward C. Gleed’s net worth
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|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
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|Source of Income||Former|
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Gleed died on January 25, 1990. He was 73. Gleed was interred at Riverside National Cemetery, Plot Section 43, site 1462, in Riverside, California.
In 1976 at the age of 60, Gleed graduated from Los Angeles, California’s Southwestern University School of Law.
After World War II, Gleed served in both the Korean War and the Vietnam War. In 1947, the 332nd Fighter Wing at Ohio’s Lockborne AFB was activated under Gleed’s command, with the 332nd Fighter Group as a key component. In 1970, Gleed retired from the military as a full Colonel after nearly 30 years and 6,000 flying hours in the U.S. Army Air Corps and the U.S. Air Force.
On July 27, 1944, Gleed earned two official kills after shooting down two enemy German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 during a German armament plant strafing mission near Budapest, Hungary. For his heroics, the U.S. Army Air Corps awarded Gleed the Distinguished Flying Cross. He flew numerous bomber escort, patrol and strafing missions where he and his squadron destroyed bridges, oil refineries, supply dumps, and grounded aircraft. He is well known for his P-51D Mustang aircraft “The Creamer’s Dream”, which has been the subject of several famous, widely distributed photographs.
On February 8, 1941, Gleed enlisted in the U.S. Army’s famed Buffalo Soldiers/9th Cavalry Regiment (United States) at Fort Riley, Kansas where he briefly served in military intelligence. In 1942, the U.S. Army Air Corps reassigned Gleed to Tuskegee, Alabama where he entered the Tuskegee Flight School’s aviation cadet program. On December 13, 1942, Gleed graduated as a member of the Single Engine Section Cadet Class SE-42-K, receiving his wings and commission as a 2nd Lieutenant, service number 0-794598. His classmates included Robert B. Tresville (May 9, 1921 – June 24, 1944), West Point’s seventh African American graduate and the 100th Fighter Squadron’s Commanding Officer.
The U.S. Army Air Corps assigned Gleed to the 332nd Fighter Group, where he became its Operations Officer as well as the Squadron Commander for its 301st Fighter Squadron. He also served in leadership in the 477th Bombardier Group.
He was married to Lucille Elbertha Graves Gleed (March 22, 1917 – February 29, 2004). They had three daughters: Elizabeth Gleed Ingersoll, Elaine Gleed Williams, and Carol Gleed Weaver. They also had four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Edward Creston Gleed (November 5, 1916 – January 25, 1990) was an U.S. Army Air Force officer with the famed Buffalo Soldiers/9th Cavalry Regiment (United States), 332nd Fighter Group’s operations officer, and combat fighter pilot with the 99th Fighter Squadron, best known as the Tuskegee Airmen. He was one of the more prominent members of Tuskegee Airmen’s ninth-ever aviation cadet program, as well as one of 1,007 documented Tuskegee Airmen Pilots. His classmates included Robert B. Tresville (May 9, 1921 – June 24, 1944), West Point’s seventh African American graduate and the 100th Fighter Squadron’s Commanding Officer.
Gleed was born on November 5, 1916, in Lawrence, Kansas. He was the son of Herbert J. Gleed Sr. (December 20, 1885 – August 24, 1965) and Carrie Syphax Joseph Gleed (1888–1943), a former home economics professor at Tuskegee Institute and scion of the powerful Syphax family, one of the most elite African-American families during the 19th century.
Gleed had one sibling, older brother Herbert Joseph Gleed, Jr. (May 24, 1915 – September 7, 2006 ).