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Col Alfred Fellows Masury

  • Birth 2 Sep 1882 Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1933 At Sea
  • Burial Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 107621323

Automotive Engineer. Alfred Fellows Masury was a Chief Engineer of Mack Trucks, Inc. In 1932, while recovering from surgery, Masury carved the first bulldog hood ornament out of a bar of soap. He applied for and received a patent for his design which has adorned every Mack truck since. Masury was a guest of Rear Admiral William Moffett aboard the USS Akron when it went down off the coast of New Jersey in the Atlantic Ocean. Of the seventy-six crew and passengers aboard the airship, only three survived.


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  • Created by: Red
  • Added: 31 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 107621323
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Alfred Fellows Masury (2 Sep 1882–4 Apr 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 107621323, citing Akron Airship Disaster Memorial, Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Red (contributor 47105291) .