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Leroy Grumman

Leroy GrummanAKA Leroy Randle Grumman

Born: 4-Jan-1895
Birthplace: Huntington, NY
Died: 4-Oct-1982
Location of death: Manhasset, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder, Grumman Aircraft

Military service: US Naval Reserve (flight instructor, WWI)

Built the F4F Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat, and the TBF Avenger.

    University: BS, Cornell University (1916)

    Grumman President (1929-46)
    Member of the Board of Grumman (1929-72, as Chairman, -1966)
    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    Risk Factors: Blindness

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