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John C. Emery, Sr.

Emery Air Freight

1946 - 1967

Transportation

Military ServiceNavy
1940 b. 1902
male
Personal
Born-Died1902 - 1969
Birthplace
RaceWhite
FatherLaborer, Skilled
Era - 1940

Emery was a pioneer in the early air freight business first renting space on existing carrier routes and later developing a full line of dedicated aircraft. For almost 40 years, Emery was the largest freight carrier in the world. During his last ten years as CEO, Emery generated Top 50-level market value and asset return performance.