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Edward G. Budd

E. G. Budd Company

1912 - 1946

Automotive & Aerospace

1910 b. 1870
Born-Died1870 - 1946
BirthplaceDelaware (DE)
FatherWhite Collar Worker
Era - 1910

During the 1910s and 1920s, Budd constructed a successful business supplying car bodies, including an all-steel sedan body, to auto manufacturers such as General Motors, Studebaker, Ford and Chrysler. In the 1930s, Budd pioneered the fabrication of stainless steel. During World War II, Budd was also the original maker of the Bazooka projectile and the rifle grenade.