Name: Bessie Raiche
Full Name: Bessica Medlar Raiche
Dates: April 1875 –April 11, 1932
Career: Dentist, Businesswoman, and Physician
Note: She is credited with being the first American woman to solo an airplane.
- Lebow, Eileen F. 2002. Before Amelia: Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation. Washington, D.C.: Brassey’s, Inc.
- Aldrich, Nancy (aviation writer). “Bessica Medlar Raiche,” 20th Century Aviation Magazine.com
- Bessie Raiche – Wikipedia