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William Edward Boeing

aircraft manufacturer
Born: 1881
Birthplace: Detroit, Mich.

Having begun his career working in the lumber industry, in 1916 he formed the Pacific Aero Products Company. He organized a company in 1927 that would evolve into United Aircraft and Transport, but retired in 1934 when the federal government divided the firm into Boeing Aircraft, specializing in the manufacture of military and civilian aircraft, United Aircraft, and United Airlines.

Died: 1956

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