David S. LEWIS

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AmericanBorn David Sloan LEWIS

American aeronautical engineer, president of General Dynamics

Born on July 06, 1917 in North Augusta, South Carolina, USA , United States

Died on December 15, 2003 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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David Lewis was born in North Augusta, South Carolina. As a child, he loved to read aviation books and build model aircraft.



Lewis attended the University of South Carolina, and transferred to Georgia Tech for his last two years. He graduated in 1939 with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. While at Georgia Tech, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.

...   David Lewis was born in North Augusta, South Carolina. As a child, he loved to read aviation books and build model aircraft.



Lewis attended the University of South Carolina, and transferred to Georgia Tech for his last two years. He graduated in 1939 with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. While at Georgia Tech, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.



After college Lewis began his work career at the Glenn L. Martin Company. Then in 1946, he moved to McDonnell Aircraft Company and became chief of aerodynamics. He was the program manager for the F-4 Phantom II, which was a highly successful jet fighter.



Following the merger of McDonnell and Douglas Aircraft Company in 1967, David Lewis served as President of McDonnell Douglas until 1970.



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