Leroy Grumman

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Birthday
4, 1895
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 4, 1982 (87)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1895
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 4, 1982 (87)

About

American aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and co-founder of Grumman Aeronautical Engineering Co.

Before Fame

He was a machinist's mate, 2nd class, in the U.S. Naval Reserve during World War I.

Trivia

His company produced the largest single-engine aircraft of World War II, the TBF Avenger torpedo bomber.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife, Rose Marion Werther, who he married in 1921.

Associated With

He was awarded the Daniel Guggenheim Medal three years after Frank Whittle.

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