Walter Hershel Beech

Walter Hershel Beech (HMJVL)

Location: Pulaski, TN 38478 Giles County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 11.82', W 87° 1.931'

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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.
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HM NumberHMJVL
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Marker Number3F 46
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 497070 N 3894890
Decimal Degrees35.19700000, -87.03218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 11.82', W 87° 1.931'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 11' 49.20" N, 87° 1' 55.86" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 W College St, Pulaski TN 38478, US
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