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  McDonnell Aircraft Corporation Founded
Category:  Economy/Employment
Brief Description:  McDonnell Aircraft Corporation was founded in 1939 by James McDonnell. McDonnell reportedly chose St. Louis as th site for his new company because of its central location. McDonnell Douglas started modestly in a second-story rented office and then grew to become St. LouisĀ“ largest employer before being merged with Boeing in the late 1990s.
Year:  1939
Decade:  1930 - 1939
Beginning Date:    1939

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