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My father, Lee Clough, in 1941, proud of his Piper airplane (and his leather jacket) at Scholes Field in Galveston, Texas. As engineer for the family radio station, KLUF, he was in a critical occupation but flew patrols over the Gulf of Mexico with the Civil Air Patrol. He had his own airplane at age 14. View full size.