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Albert Jackson Lank
"Lizzie" Elizabeth Estelle Hayman
Albert Edward Bailey
Marion Breed Hall
Herbert Hayman Lank
"Nan" Oriana Bailey

Raymond Bailey Lank


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1. Constance LeBaron Dibblee

2. Roberta Josephine Power

Raymond Bailey Lank

  • Born: Jan 10, 1928, Paris, France
  • Marriage (1): Constance LeBaron Dibblee on Sep 11, 1948
  • Marriage (2): Roberta Josephine Power on Apr 20, 1964

bullet  General Notes:

Ray is currently the holder of this Lank line's Bible and was very helpful in the preparation of this report. Born in Paris, France, he came to Canada (Montreal) with his parents 9-1-1942 from Buenos Aires, Argentina, where they had lived for eleven years. During Captain Lank's fifty years in aviation (Trans-Canada Air Lines/Air Canada pilot for 35 years) he served in many capacities within the industry (flew over forty different types of aircraft), amassing more than 20,000 flight hours, and recipient of the prestigious Air Canada "Award of Excellence": Council Chairman, then negotiator and a director of the Canadian Airline Pilots Association; Designated Air Carrier Inspector (Check Airman) on DC-8 and L1011 aircraft and retired as the Chief Pilot and Flight Operations Co-ordinator for the airline's 50th anniversary coast to coast flight "Sentimental Journey" in 1986 flying one of the original TCA 1936 re-built Lockheed L-10A twin engine ten passenger aircraft; Director of the Retired Pilots Association; A director of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (WWII); President of the Great War Flying Museum (where he flew the replica SE5A WWI fighter); Chairman of the Collingwood Classic Aircraft Foundation; Chairman of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society; Member of the Flight Technology Advisory Committee at Seneca College; President of the Canadian National Air Show (longest continuous running annual air show in the world); Director of the Ontario Flying Farmers; Founding member of the Mono Mills, Ontario, Lions Club.


Raymond married Constance LeBaron Dibblee on Sep 11, 1948. (Constance LeBaron Dibblee was born on Oct 30, 1928.)


Raymond next married Roberta Josephine Power, daughter of Robert James Power and Marjorie Ursula Kitty Barclay, on Apr 20, 1964. (Roberta Josephine Power was born on Mar 26, 1939 in Mallow, County Cork, Ireland.)

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