Constance “Connie” Llewellyn Howerton served in WWII as a Women’s Air Service Pilot (WASP). She received her pilot training at Northwestern University in 1940 – and then went through the WASP training at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, graduating in 1943. Llewellyn started her service as a ferrying pilot, moving planes from factories to air fields. She was the first Evanston women to qualify and after serving in Washington D.C. on a special assignment, she was stationed at Camp Stewart, Georgia and at Camp Davis, North Carolina. There she flew a twin engine bomber and towed targets for anti-aircraft practice.
Name: Constance Llewellyn Howerton (Llewellyn)
Birth Date: 1921
Death Date: 2001
Quotes: "Just as long as it's flying, I'll be happy."
Father: Kenneth Llewellyn
Education: McMurray College (1942); Northwestern University Civilian Pilot Training Program
Sources: https://twudigital.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p214coll2; EHC Biography Clipping Files; Evanston Review military service files in EHC files Archives