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Newby O. Brantly

Deceased Person from United States of America

Newby Odell Brantly (born April 13, 1905 in Newport, Texas - died July 19, 1993 in Frederick, Oklahoma) was an inventor, engineer and entrepreneur who founded the Brantly Helicopter Corporation. Newby Brantly was the son of William Franklin and Ida Mae Brantly. He married in 1932 Emma Dean Armstrong, after she died in 1968 he married in 1969 Virginia Beth Hackler, they had a daughter Lynne Susan. The National Pilots Association named him 1961 "Pilot of the year". His inventions (amongst others) are a knitting machine for Penn Elastic Company (US-Patent 2067900 of 1935), a Pump jack (US-Patent 4534168 of 1983), a Brassiere for female athletes (Brantly/Cameo, US-Patent 5643043 of 1995) and a Backhoe loader for tractors. As an Entrepreneur he founded Brantly Helicopter, the Brantly Manufacturing Company and 1968 Frybrant in Frederick, Oklahoma.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Newby Brantly
Date of birth
1905-04-13
Place of birth
Newport
Nationality
United States of America

Death

Date of death
1993-07-22
Place of death
Frederick

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