Allen Paulson

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Birthday
22, 1922
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jul 19, 2000 (78)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1922
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jul 19, 2000 (78)

About

Made millions from buying and re-selling used airplanes and allotted some of that money to finance racehorse breeding.

Before Fame

He began his business by buying up surplus engines from B-29s and reselling their parts to airlines, eventually growing into one of the largest dealers of second-hand airliners.

Trivia

He operated horse-breeding operations in Kentucky and Florida, raising champions like Cigar and Arazi.

Family Life

He grew up in Clinton, Iowa, supporting himself beginning at age 13.

Associated With

He won the Howard Hughes Memorial Award for his contributions to aviation in 1988.