Homer Hedge

Captain Homer Washington Hedge (Sept 29, 1863, Norwich CT – Sept 10, 1909) was a wealthy advertising executive in New York City.wikipedia
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Aero Club of America

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He helped to found both the Automobile Club of America (currently known as the American Automobile Association) and the Aero Club of America.
In the summer of 1905 several members of the Automobile Club of America including Charles Glidden, Homer Hedge, Dave Morris, John F. O'Rourke, and Augustus Post founded the Aero Club of America.

American Automobile Association

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He helped to found both the Automobile Club of America (currently known as the American Automobile Association) and the Aero Club of America.

Balloon (aeronautics)

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He was an avid balloonist and competed in the sport of balloon racing.

United States National Guard

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At the age of 25, in 1888, Hedge joined the First Signal Corp. of the National Guard in New York City.

Electric Vehicle Company

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At the time, this was one of the largest advertising agencies in the U.S. Their customers included Equitable Life Insurance, the Electric Vehicle Company, and the Remington Arms Company.

Remington Arms

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At the time, this was one of the largest advertising agencies in the U.S. Their customers included Equitable Life Insurance, the Electric Vehicle Company, and the Remington Arms Company.