Frederick Rentschler

Organization founder

1887 – 1956

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Who was Frederick Rentschler?

Frederick Brant Rentschler was an American aircraft engine designer, aviation engineer, and industrialist. A talented inventor of aviation equipment, Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. which created and manufactured many revolutionary aircraft engines, including those used in the aircraft of Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart and James Doolittle. His is also the co-founder of United Aircraft and Transport Corporation, the predecessor of United Technologies Corporation.

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Born
Nov 8, 1887
United States of America
Also known as
  • Frederick Brant Rentschler
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
Employment
  • United Aircraft and Transport Corporation
    (1928 - )
  • Chairman, United Aircraft and Transport Corporation
    (1934 - 1956/04/25)
Died
Apr 25, 1956
Boca Raton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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