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Robert Ellsworth Gross

Robert Ellsworth Gross, American airplane manufacturer.


  • Gross, Robert Ellsworth was born on May 11, 1897 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert H. and Mabel (Bell) Gross.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1919. Doctor of Laws, University Redlands, University of California.


    • Chairman of the board, chief executive officer, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, since 1956. Director of Pacific Finance Corporation of California. Director Security First National Bank of Los Angeles.

      Director Pennsylvania Mutual Life Insurance Company.


    Clubs: California, Bel-Air Country.


    • Married Mary Bradford Palmer, October 4, 1920.
    • father: Robert H. Gross
    • mother: Mabel (Bell) Gross
    • spouse: Mary Bradford Palmer
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    Born March 11, 1897
    Died September 3, 1961
    (aged 64)