QUINN N. SOWELL (1913 - 2000)
(CNAC 194? - 194?)
(Captain - ???)

On November 4, 2000, I talked with Quinn Sowell. At the time he was living at 210 Country Club Road, Kemp, Texas 75143. He was kind of cranky, telling me that he was not doing well. He might be able to contribute something later.

Unfortunately, Quinn Noark Sowell, Sr. passed away on December 24, 2000 in Kaufman County, Texas.

August 21, 2004


I am writing you in regards to your website asking questions about Quinn Sowell- I believe that you are talking about my grandfather.. whatever questions you have about him I can try and help you out.

Thank You,

Peggy Sowell Petrie
(NOTE: I never heard from Peggy Sowell Petrie again.)

October 14, 2006

I am hoping you can help me out on the story of Quinn Sowell.

I am a related to Mr. Sowell thru my Grandmother. All have passed away and the only thing I have is that my Mom told me that Quinn was the 1st to Fly "something" for Pan Am. Are you aware of this being true and can you give me more info.

In the meantime, I will be trying to locate other members of his family to find the info you need.

Thank you, Kay Rodell

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March 19, 2007

Dear Tom:

I am the son of the Quinn Sowell who flew for CNAC. I would be happy to answer any questions or converse with any of my Dadís old friends.


Quinn Sowell

December 24, 2008

In 1964 I joined a group of American airmen who signed contracts to fly for Lufthansa, I met Quinn sowell and flew with him many times, he was based in Hamburg flying the "connie', he was an ex Transocean pilot and I was told that the movie "The High and The Mighty" by Ernest Gann was based on one of Quinn's flights. He was a great guy to be around.

Joe Ciavardone

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