John Montgomery was born in Yuba City, California and became interested in flight at a young age. He and his father Zachariah were special guests at the flight of America's first unmanned untethered dirigible - Frederick Marriott's "Avitor Hermes Jr." in 1869.
John Carter "Jack" Montgomery (Elizabethtown, Kentucky, November 22, 1881 – Washington, D.C., June 7, 1948) was an American equestrian who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.  Montgomery graduated from West Point in 1903, and was commissioned in the 7th Cavalry Regiment .
May 09, 2016 · John J. Montgomery, the son of a prominent lawyer brought out West by the Gold Rush, was born in 1858 in Yuba City/Marysville. As a boy, John Montgomery would observe flight through birds in the sky and use that as inspiration throughout his work. Montgomery would also be inspired by another early aviator’s demonstration during his boyhood.
Montgomery. The Mechanics Involved in a Bird's Wing in Soaring and Their Relation to Aeronautics , Nov. 9, 1897 Address to the Southern California Academy of Sciences, Los Angeles. Montgomery. " Aeroplane " PATENT No. 831,173, application filed April 26, 1905, issued Sept. 1906. Montgomery.
Mar 18, 2016 · SCOTTS VALLEY >> Craig Harwood, award-winning author, will speak about aviation pioneer John Montgomery 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Road.Harwood, a geolo…
John J. Montgomery: Santa Cruz County's Early Flight Pioneer About 8 miles east of Santa Cruz the town of Aptos figures prominently in man's goal to create a machine that would fly. As early as 1883 John Montgomery seceded in a controlled glide of his aircraft just outside of San Diego, California.
About John Montgomery. Currently residing in Dickinson Texas. I work as a chief engineer for the Texas ferry vessel system in Galveston Texas. I’m originally from Grafton Illinois , served in the Coast Guard from 1974 to 1995 and retired as a chief petty officer I then got my merchant marine engineering license and started sailing military contract vessels until last year.