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01/10/1881 William Boeing

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American Aviation Pioneer William Boeing - Biography and Life Story

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Pioneers Of Aviation -William Boeing

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William Boeing History Project

William Boing made fortune by shipping lumber to the to the East Coast via the new Panama Canal. He used it to start a new business with George Westervelt. The company was initially called B & W. However, Westervelt soon left. Boeing changed the name to the Boeing Airplane Company. It is still in business today.