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Frank A. Heileman

Frank A. Heileman, American aircraft corporation executive. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star medal. Member American Society Military Engineers, American Helicopter Society, National Defense Transportation Association, Acacia, Tau Beta Pi.; Mason.

Background

  • Heileman, Frank A. was born on March 13, 1891 in St. Louis. Son of August and Emily (Meis) Heileman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, University Missouri, 1914. Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1931, Army War College, 1940.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Margaret Frances (Mistress George Mayo, Junior). Commissioned Second lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, 1917, advanced through grades to major general, 1945. Transferred Engineer Corps, 1923, General Staff Corps, 1940.

      Director supply ASF, 1943. Assistant chief staff G-4, Army Forces Western Pacific, 1945. Assistant chief transportation Department Army, 1947, chief transportation, 1948-1953.

      Retired, 1953; director advanced research, member board directors Hiller Helicopters, Palo Alto, California (now Hiller Aircraft Corporation).

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Society Military Engineers, American Helicopter Society, National Defense Transportation Association, Acacia, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Armel Hawkins, December 25, 1919.
    • father: August Heileman
    • mother: Emily (Meis) Heileman
    • spouse: Margaret Armel Hawkins
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    Born March 13, 1891
    Died September 24, 1961
    (aged 70)
    Nationality

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