Juan Trippe

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Birthday
27, 1899
Birthplace
Sea Bright, NJ
Death Date
Apr 3, 1981 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1899
Birthplace
Sea Bright, NJ
Death Date
Apr 3, 1981 (81)

About

Founder of Pan American World Airways, which was one of the 20th century's most prominent and innovative airlines.

Before Fame

He left Yale University to join the U.S. Navy during World War I.

Trivia

His airline, Pan Am, was the first to cross the Pacific Ocean with the famous Clipper flying boats.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Elizabeth Stettinius.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Alec Baldwin in the 2004 film The Aviator.

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