M. Frank Rudy

Engineer, Deceased Person

1925 – 2009

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Who was M. Frank Rudy?

Marion Frank Rudy was the aeronautical engineer who patented a cushioning system based on an inert gas encapsulated in polyurethane plastic. It was trademarked by Nike as the "Air" sole. He was a member of Case Western Reserve University's class of 1950, and a graduate of Fairview High School, in Fairview Park, Ohio. He was also a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.

Rudy died in his home in California on December 13, 2009. He was 84 years old.

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Born
Jan 24, 1925
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Case Western Reserve University
Died
Dec 13, 2009

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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