William Thomas Piper, Sr. (1881 - 1970)

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About William Thomas Piper, Sr.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_T._Piper

William Thomas Piper Sr. (January 8, 1881, Knapps Creek, New York U.S. - January 15, 1970, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania) was an American airplane manufacturer, and founder, eponym, and 1st president of Piper Aircraft Corporation 1929-1970. He graduated from Harvard University in 1903, and became known as "the Henry Ford of Aviation". The William T. Piper Memorial Airport in Lock Haven is named in his honor.

Piper served in the Spanish-American War and World War I, in the latter as a captain in the Corps of Engineers.

In 1980, he was posthumously inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. http://nationalaviation.org/piper-sr-william/

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10805659

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William Thomas Piper, Sr.'s Timeline

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Age 89