Ammon H. Kreider & Lewis E. Reisner

Ammon H. Kreider & Lewis E. Reisner (HM20WE)

Location: Hagerstown, MD 21740 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 37.943', W 77° 43.395'

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The fathers of the Hagerstown aircraft industry, Lewis Reisner and Ammon Kreider formed the Kreider Reisner Aircraft Company in 1923. They developed highly regarded models of civilian use aircraft. In 1929, they sold the company to the Fairchild Aircraft Company. Kreider was killed days later in an aircraft accident and Reisner led Fairchild's Hagerstown facility for several years thereafter. Fairchild moved its headquarters to Hagerstown in 1931 and its military contracts directly and indirectly employed two thirds of the city's workforce during World War Two.
HM NumberHM20WE
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Date Added Friday, August 18th, 2017 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266285 N 4390500
Decimal Degrees39.63238333, -77.72325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.943', W 77° 43.395'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 56.58" N, 77° 43' 23.7" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 583-597 MD-65, Hagerstown MD 21740, US
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