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Allen Eugene Paulson, American aircraft manufacturing executive. Commercial pilot, Federal Aviation Administration.


Paulson, Allen Eugene was born on April 22, 1922 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Son of Harry Godfrey and Lillian (Rothert) Paulson.


Student, University West Virginia, 1941. Student, Iowa State Teachers College, 1943. Doctor of Laws, Lynchburg College, 1983.

HHD, Winthrop College. Doctor of Business, Bethany College. Doctor of Business Arts, Bethany College.

Doctor of Aviation Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Doctor of Business Administration, University Charleston.


Flight engineer, Transworld Airlines, various locations, 1945-1953;chairman, chief Executive officer, president, California Airmotive Corporation, Burbank, 1951-1970;chairman, chief Executive officer, president, American Jet Industries, Van Nuys, California, 1970-1978;chairman, chief Executive officer, president, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (subsidiary Chrysler Corporation), Savannah, Georgia, since 1978;also board directors, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (subsidiary Chrysler Corporation), Savannah, Georgia. Board directors Sun Trust Bank, Chrysler Corporation, Greyhound Corporation.


  • Commercial pilot, Federal Aviation Administration.


Board directors Savannah Symphony Society, since 1981, Telfair Academy Arts and Science, Savannah, since 1982, Air Force Academy Foundation, since 1982, Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, Georgia, 1985, Eisenhower Medical Center, California, 1986, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Member advisory council Georgia Technology University. Advisory board American University Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Member General Aircraft Manufacturing Association (board directors since 1978), Society Experimental Test Pilots (Doolittle Trophy 1982), Air Force Association (board directors since 1981), National Aeronautical Association (board directors since 1980).


Married Irene Eddy Kastner (divorced). Children: Robert (deceased), Richard Allen, James Douglas, John Michael. Married Mary Lou Paulson (divorced).

Harry Godfrey Paulson

Lillian (Rothert) Paulson

Irene Eddy Kastner

Mary Lou Paulson

Robert Paulson (deceased)

Richard Allen Paulson

James Douglas Paulson

John Michael Paulson