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Allen, William McPherson

Born: 1900 AD
Died: 1985 AD
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1900 – Allen was born in Lolo, Montana on September 1, 1900.

1925 – Attended and graduated from Harvard law School.

1927 – Married Dorothy Dixon.

1930 – Joined the Boeing Board of Directors and became legal counsel while still working for the law firm.

1945 – Became the President of the Boeing Company on March 23, 1945 after being the legal counsel for twenty years.

1954 – Devoted to develop a jet airliner and an air refueling tanker, the Boeing 707. He produced the famed B-47 and B-52 strategic bombers for the US Air Force.

1968 – Resigned as the president and became Chairman of the Board.

1970 – He was diagnosed with the Alzheimer’s disease.

1975 – Allen was inducted to Fortune Magazine’s Hall of Fame.

1985 – Died on October 29, 1985.