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Aug 10, 1920

Frank Kendall "Pete" Everest Jr. was born in Fairmont

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1942

Pete Everest completed the aviation cadet program and was commissioned as second lieutenant

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1944

Pete Everest was assigned to China-Burma-India region

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1945

Pete Everest was shot down by gunfire and taken POW in Japan

1949

Pete Everest set the X-1 altitude record of 73,000 ft

Oct 29, 1953

Pete Everest set the world speed record of F-100A at more than 750 mph

1956

Pete Everest graduated from Armed Forces Staff College

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1965

Pete Everest became brigadier general

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1973

Pete Everest retired from the Air Force

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