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Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in Ventura at 95
Decorated Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies in Ventura at 95

Lowell Steward, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew more than 100 missions during World War II, died Wednesday, according to Ron Brewington, former national public relations officer for the Tuskegee Airmen. Steward was 95.  Steward died of natural causes at a hospital in Ventura, according to Brewington. "He was a true American hero," his son, Lowell Jr., told The Times. "We will miss him, but it was his time." Steward joined the Army Air Corps -- which would later become the Army Air Forces and then the Air Force -- after he graduated with a business degree from Santa Barbara College in 1941, Brewington said. "As far as his...

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