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 Clyde Vernon Cessna

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Clyde Vernon Cessna Famous memorial

Birth
Hawthorne, Montgomery County, Iowa, USA
Death
20 Nov 1954 (aged 74)
Kingman, Kingman County, Kansas, USA
Burial
Belmont, Kingman County, Kansas, USA GPS-Latitude: 37.5606150, Longitude: -97.9893390
Memorial ID
21053773 View Source

Aviation Pioneer. The founder of the Cessna Aircraft Corporation in 1927, he is best remembered as an American aircraft designer, with his most famous inventions being the cantilever wing and the V shaped tail. Over the years his many talents were recognized by his induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1978.

Aviation Pioneer. The founder of the Cessna Aircraft Corporation in 1927, he is best remembered as an American aircraft designer, with his most famous inventions being the cantilever wing and the V shaped tail. Over the years his many talents were recognized by his induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1978.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: David G. Stuart
  • Added: 21 Aug 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 21053773
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21053773/clyde-vernon-cessna: accessed ), memorial page for Clyde Vernon Cessna (5 Dec 1879–20 Nov 1954), Find a Grave Memorial ID 21053773, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Belmont, Kingman County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.