RJ Mitchell

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Birthday
20, 1895
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 11, 1937 (42)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1895
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 11, 1937 (42)

About

English engineer who designed the Supermarine Spitfire Fighter used in WWII.

Before Fame

He began working as an apprentice for Kerr Stuart & Co. at age 16.

Trivia

His courageous spirit was the topic of the 1942 film The First of the Few.

Family Life

He had one son, Gordon, with his wife Florence Dayson.

Associated With

He was an important engineer for his country's air force, much like the American engineer Edward White.

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