Constance Llewellyn Howerton

Name: Constance Llewellyn Howerton (Llewellyn)
Birth Date: 1921
Death Date: 2001


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.

Quotes: "Just as long as it's flying, I'll be happy."
Father: Kenneth Llewellyn
Mother: Elizabeth
Education: McMurray College (1942); Northwestern University Civilian Pilot Training Program

Sources:; EHC Biography Clipping Files; Evanston Review military service files in EHC files Archives

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