Clyde Vernon Cessna

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Birthday
5, 1879
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Nov 20, 1954 (74)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1879
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Nov 20, 1954 (74)

About

Pioneering aircraft designer known for being the founder of the Cessna Aircraft Corporation. He is a member of the National Aviation Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He worked as a car dealer in Oklahoma.

Trivia

Flying magazine had him ranked 27th on their list of the 51 Heroes of Aviation.

Family Life

He married a woman named Europa.

Associated With

One of his Cessna airplanes was flown by Jerrie Mock in her historic flight in which she became the first woman ever to fly completely around the world.