Walter Herschel Beech - 3F 46 - Pulaski, TN
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N 35° 11.824 W 087° 01.940
16S E 497056 N 3894898
Quick Description: In a garden (Median) in a parking lot.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/25/2017 2:50:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMTYQK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 6

Long Description:

County of marker: Giles County
Location of marker: West College Street (U.S. 64), just South of 1st Street (U.S. 31), Pulaski
Marker erected by: Tennessee Historic Commission

Marker Text:

1891 ~ 1950
Born in Pulaski, in 1891, Walter Herschel Beech was an aviation pioneer. In 1924 he helped to establish the Travel Air Manufacturing Company in Wichita, Kansas. By 1929 the company was the world's largest producer of commercial aircraft. In 1932, Beech and his wife founded Beech Aircraft Company, which produced more than, 7,400 military aircraft during World War II. Beech was inducted into the National (1977), International (1982), Kansas (1987), and Tennessee (2005) Aviation Halls of Fame.

His Find-A-Grave listing

Marker Name: Walter Herschel Beech

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 3F 46

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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