Joseph-Armand Bombardier

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Birthday
16, 1907
Birthplace
Canada
DEATH DATE
Feb 18, 1964 (56)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1907
Birthplace
Canada
DEATH DATE
Feb 18, 1964 (56)

About

Remembered best for inventing the snowmobile, Bombardier produced and marketed his invention through his Bombardier, Inc. organization and later produced aircraft and trains through the same company.

Before Fame

When he was just nineteen years old, he established his own automotive repair shop.

Trivia

In the late 1930s, a Quebec highway (autoroute) was named in his honor.

Family Life

A native of Valcourt, Quebec, Canada, he later lived in and/or operated businesses out of Roxton Falls and Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Associated With

He and radio entrepreneur Reginald Fessenden were both Quebec-born inventors and entrepreneurs.

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