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Egtvedt, Clairelocked

(18 October 1892–19 October 1975)
  • Howard S. Wolko

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Egtvedt, Claire (18 October 1892–19 October 1975), engineer and aviation executive, was born Clairmont Leroy Egtvedt on a farm near Stoughton, Wisconsin, the son of Sever P. Egtvedt and Mary Rublee. Very little is known of his early life except that he spent it in and around Stoughton until the family moved to Seattle in 1911. He earned his degree in mechanical engineering in 1917 from the University of Washington and was one of three students recommended by the dean when ...

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