CNAC OPERATIONS PERSONNEL

This is a very short list of names (just over 200).
I need your help to make it complete and correct.
All offers of help are appreciated.
Thank you very much!

NOTES:
AAF = Army Air Force
AVG = American Volunteer Group
CAT = Civil Air Transport
C-W = Curtiss-Wright
EAC = Eurasia Aviation Corporation
FMC = Ford Motor Company
GE = General Electric
GM = General Motors
HAC = Hindustan Aircraft Company
TAA = Trans Asiatic Airlines
PAA = Pan American Airways

An (*) next to the name indicates that the spelling and use of the name has been verified by the individual, their family or other documentation.

J.J. Adams
Crew Chief
(194?-194?)
Ernest M. Allison
"Allie"

Operations Manager
(Operations Manager 1947-1949; Pilot 1929-1937)
Joseph A. Alvares
Kunming Short D Chief
(194?-194?)
Carl Amato
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Vivian Anderson
"Sonny"

Control Tower Operator
(1946-194?)
Orin Russell Armstrong
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
S.K. Au
Fuel Man in Calcutta
(1943-1945)
William L. Barclay
Instruments
(19??-19??)
Bashi
Dinjin Automotive Repair Mechanic
(194?-194?)
James Binford
"Jim"

Operations Dispatcher
(194?-194?)
Harold M. Bixby
"Bix"
(*)
Pan American's
Far Eastern Representative
in China, 1933-1937,
and later a PanAm V-P.
Lawrence Bizzoco
Mechanic
Bob Blair
Scheduling Operations
(194?-194?)
(PAA)
William Langhorne Bond
"Bondy"
(*)
Vice-President and Director
(1931-1945) (H=101+)
R.L. Boyer
Chief
(194?-194?)
Bennie E. Brierton(*)
Chief Engineer
(1945-1947)
Mr. Cavalieri
Pro Bono Mechanic
(1933-19??)
Wallace H. Casselberry
Line Chief
(19??-19??)
Daniel Chako
Sheet Metal
(19??-19??)
Kenneth Chan(*)
(1941-1949)
Mr. Chan Yi-Chu
Engineer
(194?-1949)
B.L. Chang
Metal Foreman
(19??-19??)
C.L. Chang
Stations
Kunming, Lead Clerk
(194?-194?)
Francis C.C. Chang
Dinjan Short A Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
L.S. Chang
Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Y.K. Chang
Service and Overhaul Chief
(194?-194?)
Y.L. Chang
Inspector
Power Plant Chief
(194?-194?)
T. Chao
Test Chief
(194?-194?)
C.W. Chee
Airport
Superintendent
(a 1944 PAA document
suggested the hiring
of Chee)
(194?-194?)
C.Y. Chen
Window & Tools
Motor Shop, Lead Clerk
(194?-194?)
Frieda Chen(*)
CNAC Secretary to W.L. Bond
(1941-1948)
Hugh Chen
Asst. Operations Manager
(194?-194?)
Chen Tak-chan
Assistant
(193?-19??)
Chen Teh-chan
Sales Representative
(193?-19??)
Teh Tsan Chen
"T.T."
(*)
Source & Purchasing
(1939-194?)
K.S. Cheng
Kunming Short D Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Mr. Lu Cheng
Myitkina Agent
(194?-194?)
Mr. Chew
Accounting
(19??-194?)
T.K. Chiao
Engine Mechanic
(194?-194?)
C.Y. Chow,
Finance Manager
(19??-19??)
Joe Chow
Supervisor
(19??-19??)
R.W. Christian
Expediting Foreman
(194?-194?)
T.L. Chu
Cyls. & Pists. Mechanic
(Ed: Tele. offer 1-16-44. Don't know if Chu accepted.)
(1944-194?)
W.M. Chubb
Trainers
(19??-19??)
Ki Chun
a director of CNAC.
(193?-1941?)
King Clouse(*)
Engine Overhaul
(19??-19??)
J.R. Cramer
Kunming Short D Chief
(194?-194?)
D'Aquino
Expediting Coordinator
(194?-194?)
Dai Enki
Managing Director
(1932-1937)
G. Daugharty
Fuel & Oil
Foreman
(194?-194?)
Howard Brush Dean, Jr.
Operations Clerk
(1943-1946)
Charles Delay
Motor Shop Foreman,
Maintenance Department,
Operations Manager.
(19??-19??)
Dennis
Automotive Service Mechanic
(194?-194?)
(CAT)
N. Lee Dillow
"Lee"

Inspector
Gyroscopic Lead
(194?-1949)
Les Ellsworth
Stores Foreman
(194?-194?)
Pat J. Emory
Inspector
Instruments Chief
(194?-194?)
(PAA)
James M. Erody
Mechanic
(1942-1945)
Reginald H. Farrar, M.D.(*)
(194?-194?)
Jacob S. Fassett
"Jake"
(*)
Manager of the
Dinjan Staff House
(1942-1945)
Sol Ferdeschweider/Ferdechswider
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Jack Folty
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
H.T. Foo
Chengtu Chief
(194?-194?)
Edward Louis Fries
"Pop"

China Airways
(1929-19??)
Dan Frost
(19??-194?)
J. A. Fuster
Crew Chief
(19??-19??)
John D. Gable(*)
Link Instructor
Calcutta
(1945-1949)
(PAA)
Martin Garrott(*)
Engineering Authority
Maintenance
(1943-1945) (H-18)
(CAT)
Ray Goetchius
or
Goetchuis

Components, Chief Clerk
(194?-194?)
Charles Gomes
Dinjan Short A Chief(1942-1945)
Paul Groeger
Technical Advisor,
Assistant Operations Manager
and Airport Manager
(1933-1935)
(PAA)
William Stephen Grooch(*)
Operations Chief
(1933-1933/4)
(PAA)
Hugh L. Grundy
Chief Engineer
(194?-1949)
(PAA)
Vernon L. Gudeman
Head Mechanic
(19??-19??)
Leonel Gutierrez
"Leo"

Control Tower Operator
(1946-194?)
Minard Hamilton
Chief of Operations
sort of --- ???
(1929-1931)
Ellsworth James Hammett
(194?-194?)
Guy Harden
Ground Engineer
(194-1947/8)
B.E. Harris
Machine Chief
(194?-194?)
J.W. Haubelt
"Jack"

Maintenance Chief
(194?-194?)
Jimmy Hayden
Mechanic/Pilot
(1929?-193?)
Troy Haynie
Maintenance Department
(193?-19??)
Elliott W. Hazzard
"Hap"

Mechanic
193?-194?)
(PAA)
John DeTarr Hicks
"J.D." or "Ramesis"

Communications
(19??-1949)
G.I. Hiller
Line Chief
(19??-19??)
Guy Hilliard
Mechinac
(194?-194?)
General Ho Chi-Wu
Managing Director
(Chinese)
(1929-19??)
Ho Dzu-fang
Secretary
(193?-19??)
F.Y. Ho
Business Department
(194?-194?)
M.Y. Ho
Suifu Short A Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
P.Y. Ho
CNAC Manager in 1949
(See NYT 8-17-49)
T.J. Ho
Company Secretary
(193?-19??)
C.F. Hoey
Medical Officer
(19??-194?)
W.F. Howland
Salvage Chief
(194?-194?)
Huang Chi
Staff Member
(193?-1940)
(EAC)
K.C. Huang
also known as
Huang Kiang Chuan.
(*)
Chairman of the
Board of Direcotrs
(Chinese)
(193?-1937)
Huang Kwang-han
Sales Representative
(193?-19??)
Huang Ming-son
Sales Representative
(193?-19??)
Hal S. Hughes
Dinjan Short A Chief
(19??-19??)
H.Y. Hsu
"Henry"

Control Tower Operator
(194?-194?)
Owen Johnson
PAA NY Assistant to H.M. Bixby for CNAC personnel and purchases.
(19??-194?)
R.C. Jones
Chief
(194?-194?)
Harry G. Kasin
Maintenance Department
(1930?-19??)
J. Keh
Stations
Dinjin, Lead Clerk
(194?-194?)
Clement M. Keys
President of Curtiss-Wright
(1929-193?)
King
Stockroom Keeper
(193?-19??)
H.T. King(*)
Finance Department
(1941-1941)
Charles D. Klewin(*)
Plane Equipment
(1943-1948)
Ronald I. Kliene(*)
Control Tower Operator
(194?-194?)
James Koo
Inspector
L.G & Hydraulics Chief
(194?-194?)
W. Koo, Jr.
Procurement Administrator
(Ed: It's possible that Mr Koo was never hired.)
(194?-194?)
Kundert
Accessories Chief
(Ed: Hiring was being negotiated in 1944. Don't know if this person was ever hired or not.
(194?-194?)
Z. Kwong
(Chinese)
(19??-1941)
Hansen Kwok
Operations Representative
(19??-194?)
Ernie La Chapelle(*)
Manager - Kunming Staff House
(194?-194?)
"Swede" Larson
Mechanic
(193?-194?)
J.E. Latta
Buildup Chief
(HELP: Is this the same person as Jim Lotta?
(193?-194?)
Paul J. Laube
Flight Surgeon
(194?-194?)
Lauver
Motor Shop Foreman
(Ed: Tele. offer 1-16-44
don't know if he accepted)
(1944-194?)
Lawyer
(194?-194?)
Frank Lee
(194?-1949)
H.H. Lee
Secretary CNAC, also secretary to Board of Directors
(194?-194?)
Lucille Lee
Lucille was Mac's secretary
(1942?-194?)
Col. Lem Wei-sheng,
also referred to as Ling Yuei-shing,
Ling Wei-ching
and Lin Wei-chen

From the Chinese Air force
Managing Director
(1937-193?)
C.C. Leong
Secretary
(19??-194?)
Max L. Lessner
Brokerage
Foreman
(193?-194?)
Mr. Li
Managing Director
(1941/2-194?)
C.C. Liang
Chief Secretary of CNAC.
(19??-19??)
Daisy Liang
Secretary
(19??-194?)
T.S. Lin
(193?-19??)
Mr. H.T. Ling or Lin??
Mechanic
(Chinese)
(19??-19??)
Tse-iung Ling (or Tse-Ying Ling)
aka Raymond Ling
(*)
Human Resources
(194?-194?)
Colonel C.Y. Liu
CNAC's Managing Director
(194?-1950)
Liu Pu-Tai
Motor Pool at Dum Dum
(194?-194?)
Y.E. Liu
Automotive Superintendent
(194?-194?)
Loy H. Locke
Engineer
(Chinese)
(19??-194?)
W.P. Loo
CNAC Director
(1929-19??)
(AVG)(HAC)(FMC)(AAF)(PAL)(TAA)(GM)
Frank S. Losonsky(*)
Senior Mechanic
(1943-1944)
Jim Lotta
(HELP: Is this the same person as J.E. Latta?)
(19??-19??)
Martha Louie
(194?-194?)
Warren Lovejoy
(19??-19??)
Elva R. Major
"Madge" or "Maj"
(*)
Secretary,
Office Manager and
Hostel Manager at Dinjan
(1941?-1947?)
F.L. Mandler
Aircraft
Equipment Foreman
(194?-194?)
Clinton M. Mangun, Jr.
"Mac"
(*)
Mechanic in Calcutta,
Dinjan, Shanghai and
Peking.
(194?-194?)
Richard N. Manley
Control Tower Operator
(194?-194?)
Montgomery E. Manning
"Monte"

Engineer in Calcutta
Development Administrator
(194?-194?)
Y.C. Mar
Training Chief
(Ed: in a 1944 document it was suggested that Mar be hired.)
(1944-194?)
Ray Meader
In charge of operations at Chekiang, Nanking and Hankow
(1946-194?)
Robert Thomas McGinty
"Bob"
(*)
(194?-194?)
Gene McHale
(914?-194?)
Michael
Bonding Chief Clerk
(194?-194?)
Frank Micka, Jr.(*)
Maintenance
Engineering,
Personnel Foreman
(1943-194?)
Natalie Mickelson
Commissary Department,
Kunming
(194?-194?)
Stokely Morgan(*)
Senior Pan Am Official for Pan Am's affairs in China
(PAA 193?-19??)
Kiwi Mueller
Purchasing
Chief Clerk
(194?-194?)
James B. Muff
"JB"

Chief Mechanic
(1944?-1946)
Frank Myers
In charge of the Commissary
in Calcutta
(194?-194?)
William Nagy
"Bill"

Maintenance Department
(194?-194?)
Robert Nash
"Bob"

Maintenance Department
(19??-19??)
Mike Neuchel
or Meuchel

Maintenance Department
(19??-19??)
(GE)
Gerhard Neumann(*)
Mechanic
(1940-1940)
Bill Newport
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
K.I. Nieh
also known as
Nieh Kai-i

Assistant Operations
Manager
(19??-19??)
Robert Niu
Lashio Station Manager
(193?-19??)
(PAA)
John Oakes(*)
Mechanic
(1944-1945)
Onyang Ming-kei
Assistant
(193?-19??)
Ray Ott(*)
Hankow Station Manager and
Maintenance Department
(1929-1931)
D. Pao
"David"

Control Tower Operator
(194?-194?)
Charles Hooker Parham
"C.H."
William D. Pawley(*)
(C-W 193?-194?)
James Pelegrin or Pelican??
(19?-19??)
Peng Sho-pei(*)
Chairman of the Board of CNAC
(1937-19??)

Bill Pettengill

Operations
(194?-194?)
Jim Phillips
Operations
(194?-194?)
Pickering
Ordering Chief Clerk
(194?-194?)
Fred W. Pittenger
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
S.L. Pittman
(19??-194?)
Max Polin(*)
American Director of CNAC
(193?-19??)
Poon Kwong-san
Clerk
(193?-19??)
J.H. Poone
Sections Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Jimmie Porter
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
W.V. Pott
Dinjan Short B Chief
(Ed: In 1944 Pott was "on his way".)
(1944-194?)
Mary Margaret Pottschmidt(*)
Food Manager
at the Staff House
(1944-194?)
John A. Prendergast(*)
"Art"
Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Ernest Batson Price(*)
President of China Airways Federal, Inc. USA
Forerunner of the CNAC
(1929-1929)
Andre A. Priester(*)
Vice President and Chief Engineer of Pan Am
(193?-194?)
Walter "Pappy" Quinn(*)
Hotel Manager at Lashio, Burma
(1941-194?)
Stanley Regis(*)
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Jack A. Reid
Operations
Dinjan
(194?-194?)
Ethel Reimers
Secretary
(1929-19??)
Lincoln C. Reynolds
"Tom"
(*)
Special Assistant to Mr. Bixby
(PAA 193?-194?)
(AVG)
Dr. Lewis J. Richards
Flight Surgeon
(1942-194?)
John Riner
Maintenance Department.
(1930?-19??)
Walter Roncaglione
"Rocky"

Commissary Department,
Kunming
(19??-19??)
Quentin Roosevelt(*)
Vice President and
Director of CNAC, 1948
(1948-1948)
K.K. Roy
Aircraft
Equipment Modification
Chief
(194?-194?)
William S. Saltz
Aircraft & Automotive Superintendent
(194?-194?)
Bill Sanford
Aircraft Mechanic
(194?-194?)
J.H. Young Saye
Crank Shaft Mechanic
(194?-194?)
(PAA/CNAC)
Charles Louis Schafer
"Chuck"

Traffic Agent in Hong Kong
(1941-1949)
Henry Schaus
"Red"

Crew Chief
(1946-1948)
George Sellett(*)
American Director of CNAC
(193?-19??)
Hoom Shaing
Base Scheduling Chief
(194?-194?)
General Shen Teh-hsien
(T.H. Shen)

CNAC Managing Director in 1949
(194?-1949)
Shen WeiRen
Stockroom
(1941-1949)
Shen ZhiRen
Mechanic
(1942-1949)
T.C. Shih
Windows & Tools
Hanger, Lead Clerk
(194?-194?)
Kitty Shilling
Taught pilots in the Link Trainer.
(194?-194?)
K.S. Sie
Fabric & Paint
Chief
(194?-194?)
S.Z. Sien
Stores
Assistant(?) Foreman
(194?-194?)
Z.G. Sien
Window & Tools
Chief Clerk
(194?-194?)
Sihhonds
Dinjin Automotive Overhaul Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Edward Silva
Control Tower Operator
(194?-194?)
Charles M. Sims
"Charlie"

Maintenance and Flight Engineer
(1945-1947)
Harry G. Smith(*)
Operations Chief
(1929?-1931)
(PAA)
Zygmund Soldinski
"Zed"
(*)
Chief Engineer and
Director of Maintenance
(19??-194?)
Reg Spendlove
Automotive Dinjan Chief
(194?-194?)
W.M. Stanford
I think this is the same as Bill Sanford - see above.
Anyone know the correct spelling?
B. Stevens
Aircraft Superintendent
Tele. offer 1-16-43
(Ed: don't know if Stevens was hired)
(1943-194?)
Fred A. Stinson
"Cousin" or "Cuzz"

Mechanic
(1944/6?-1948)
Suklo
Head Indian Bearer
at the Staff House
in Dinjan.
(194?-194?)
Sun Fo
First President of CNAC
(1929-1929)
T.Y. Sung
Assembly
Assistant Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Homer Warren Sykes
Supervisor of the
Lunghwa Motor Pool
(1945-1948)
(Boeing)
Y.Y. Sze
(19??-194?)
F.C. Tai
Station Agent
Dinjan-1943
(19??-194?)
Lee C. Taylor
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
"The Colonel"
Managing Director
(1932-1932)
T.F. Tieken
Kunming Short D Chief
(Ed: In 1944 Tieken was "on way".)
(1944-194?)
Ting Chi-son
Assistant
(193?-19??)
Richard T. Ting
(Chinese)
Engineer
(1945-1949)
C.K. Tseng
(194?-194?)
Col. Wong Tsu
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
(19??-19??)
C.P. Andy Tung
(194?-1949)
Gordon B. Tweedy
Vice-President and Director
(1945-1948)
George Van Cleve
"Pappy"

Chief, Supply Division
(194?-194?)
W.B. Von Putz
Crew Chief
The last name could be VonPutz
(19??-19??)
Wah
Worked on radios and electrical
(194?-194?)
Colonel Cheng-Fu Wang
CNAC Managing Director
(194?-194?)
Wang Pei-chun
Second President of CNAC
(1929-193?)
Y.K. Wang
Station Manager
Kunming
(19??-194?)
O.K. Watt
Control Tower Operator
(194?-194?)
Y.C. Wei
Mechanic
(19??-19??)
C.H. Wei
Welding Chief
(194?-194?)
Arnold C. Weier
American Supervisor
and mechanic
(194?-194?)
Dick Welch
Mechanic
(194?-194?)
George Conrad Westervelt
Trouble shooter for
Clement M. Keys
(C-W 1929-1930 then
CNAC 1930-1931)
Oscar C. Wilke(*)
Chief Mechanic
(1929-1940, 1945-1949)
Tai T. Wing
(19?-194?)
Wally Wirth
Link Trainer Instructor
Dum Dum
(194?-194?)
C.F. Wong;
under Accounting and Traffic,
Managing Director
(19??-19??)
E.S. Wong
Teardown Chief
(194?-194?)
N.L. Wong
Finance in Calcutta
(194?-194?)
P.H. Wong
Lead Mechanic
(Chinese)
(19??-1948)
P.Y. Wong
Managing Director,
Business Manager
(1937-194?)
Z.M. Wong
(19??-194?)
Mr. Woo
Head of the Hong Kong Trafic Department
(19??-19??)
A.K. Woo
Limits Coordinator
(194?-194?)
Mr. C.C. Woo
Mechanic
(Chinese)
(194?-194?)
S.L. Wu
Machine
Assistant Chief
(194?-194?)
J.D. Wyber
Instruments
(19??-19??)
Melvin Woodard
Crew Chief
(194?-194?)
Yang
Office Clerk
(1948-1949?)
Yeh, Ting-Yuan
Head of HR
(1929-1949)
Y.T. Yen
Storing, Chief Clerk
(194?-194?)
K.C. Yoh
Carpenter
Chief
(194?-194?)
T.C. You
Inspector
Propellers
Chief
(194?-194?)
Dr. Arthur Young
Board of Directors and
Director of CNAC
(19??-19??) (H=at least 1)
Yu Fei-peng
Chief Councillor
(194?-194?)
James K. Yu
Accessoried Lead Mechanic
(194?-194?)
Y.S. Yue
Chungking Foreman
(194?-194?)
Mrs. Yung Sulin
Secretary to Mr. Bond
(193?-194?)
Z.S. Yung
Stations
Chungking, Lead Clerk
(194?-194?)
Y.Y. Zee
(19??-194?)

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