Lionel E. (Pappy) Gleason W2BKI QCWA # 9245

 

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Education / Employment History

 

1949 Civil Aeronautics Administration (Glens Falls, NY) Communicator

 

1951 - Civil Aeronautics Administration (Bedford, MA) Airport Traffic Controller

 

1955 Federal Aviation Administration (Massena, NY) Flight Service

 

1957- Federal Aviation Administration (Massena, NY) Maintenance Technician

 

1971 - Retired

 

Amateur Radio History

 

First licensed 1949 as W2BKI.

 

Other call sign held W1THH

 

Pappy was a member of QCWA and attended several Chapter 70 Meetings. Moved to Florida in the late 1970s

 

Pappy passed away November 17, 1994 in Ithaca, NY

 

Biography prepared by VE3XK 2010-11-24 Updated 2015-09-15