Charles A. A. Dellschau
|Born||4 June 1830 |
|Died||20 April 1923 (92) |
|Known for||"Sonora Aero Club" art objects|
|Spouse(s)||Antonia Helt (m. 1861)|
Charles August Albert Dellschau (June 4, 1830 - April 20, 1923) was a German-born American butcher who was posthumously recognised for his "Sonora Aero Club" works, including both writings and an accompanying collection of collages, illustrations, and watercolours depicting the unusual designs of the club's airships.
- Immigrated to the United States, ~1848
- Resided in the mining town of Sonora, California, ~1850s
- Relocated to Houston, Texas, married ~1860s
NYMZA and the Sonora Aero Club
- CharlesDellshau.com — promotional site for a first monograph of Dellshau's airship work
- "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3C2-YW5 : accessed 24 Mar 2014), Charles A A Dellschau, 20 Apr 1923; citing certificate number 12477, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2074801.