Donald Arthur Luscombe

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Birthday
25, 1895
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 1965
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1895
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 1965

About

American entrepreneur who founded the Luscombe Aircraft company, which manufactured aircraft between 1930 and 1950.

Before Fame

He worked as an ambulance driver in France during World War I.

Trivia

He pursued an advertising career in Iowa before learning to fly and manufacture aircraft.

Family Life

He and his wife Eleanor had two children: a daughter who died as an infant and a son, James Luscombe, who established the Luscombe Engineering Company in 1954.

Associated With

He and his contemporary, fellow American entrepreneur Allan Loughead, both founded aircraft manufacturing companies.