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Captain, Pan American Airways

Honorary Master of Engineering



Harold Edwin Gray, alumnus of the College of Engineering of the University of Detroit; Aviation Captain, Master Mariner, pilot of more than a million miles experience, and first of ten in the United States to received the coveted title of "Master of Ocean Flying Boats;" who in fourteen years of aeronautical service, has notably but unostentatiously contributed to the systematic and scientific development of air transportation, and to the promotion of its reliability and safety; who in particular, by his personal survey and charting of the trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic "Clipper" air routes, has won high international distinction and praise, is recommended for the degree of Master of Engineering, honoris causa, as a tribute of recognition of his noteworthy achievements. Commencement, University of Detroit, June 6, 1939.

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