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Lyle H. Cameron, Sr. RIP 1993

 


patworks  (D 1813)

Nov 2, 2012, 6:11 PM
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Biographical Sketch of Lyle H. Cameron, Sr. RIP 1993
(Letter to me May 13, 1975)
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ôService in the U.S. Marine Corps. Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Member of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Pioneered Sport Parachuting on the West Cost. Observer of trends in the public particularly in parachuting.
Pioneered Competitions and competitive events in Parachuting. Developed competitive regulations, ideas and scoring system still in use today nationally and internationally in parachuting.
Is the Senior U.S. Judge and most experienced Parachute Judge in the U.S. today. Developed the U.S. Judge Corps to a fine caliber of dedicated and very qualified men.
Started Parachute Centers and trained thousands for their first jump. Operated sales-equipment outfits. Invented and developed techniques and equipment still currently used to train students.
FAA Master Parachute Rigger and Pilot.
Owner, Editor and Publisher of the only International Skydiving Magazine (72 Foreign Countries).
Been an elected Director to the U.S.P.A for 7 years prior to being illegally removed.ö
Lyle Cameron
Editor and Publisher
Sky Diver Magazine
La Habra, CA


Lyle died in 1993 while flying in Honduras.
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JerryBaumchen  (D 1543)

Nov 2, 2012, 6:41 PM
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Hi Pat,

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Lyle died in 1993

At the time of his death, Gene Paul Thacker said that at one time he was the most influential person in all of parachuting.

JerryBaumchen

PS) I know I couldn't wait to get the next issue.


tonybrogdon  (D 12855)

Nov 5, 2012, 9:34 AM
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I was previlaged to be at his burial Sevice in LA. The first hand stories that were told his life and death were amazing. His legacy will live on forever!


captain1976  (D 7183)

Dec 15, 2012, 8:16 PM
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RIP Lyle



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