Sherman Mills Fairchild

Sherman Mills Fairchild

Birth
Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 28 Mar 1971 (aged 74)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6818698 · View Source
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Industrialist and inventor. Among Fairchild's inventionas are aerial mapping photography, the flight analyzer camera and an automatic photoengraver. Fairchild also designed the first plane to have a closed a cockpit and a plane that could be loaded by rear-facing doors. Fairchild was born into wealth, his father was an IBM founder who built a $200 million fortune and who became IBM's largest single stockholders and one of New York's sought after bachelors.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6818698
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sherman Mills Fairchild (7 Apr 1896–28 Mar 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6818698, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .