Sunday, 15 August 2021

1411) Leroy Grumman

Leroy Randle "Roy" Grumman (1895 – 1982). American aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and industrialist. In 1929, he co-founded Grumman Aircraft Engineering Co., later renamed Grumman Aerospace Corporation, and now part of Northrop Grumman.

- "From an early age, "Red Mike" (a nickname he gained because of his red-blond hair)..."
- "... sharp, bright blue eyes, sandy red hair..."
- "Leroy Grumman, whose red hair earned him the nickname Red Mike..."


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