Sep. 14, 1925

On Sep. 14, 1925, president Coolidge met WWI flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker at the White House. Entrepeneur as well as highly decorated military man, Rickenbacker was a race car driver, automotive designer, and a pioneer in air transportation who was instrumental in the founding of Eastern Air Lines, a company he managed for many years.

Coolidge meeting Ed Rickenbacker and others, 09/14/25