Dr. L. Eugene Root
1910-1992
Dr. L. Eugene Root Member
Lockheed Corporation
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  • 1965
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  • 1965
Memorial Tribute

WRITTEN BY ROBERT E. BURGESS
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY

L. EUGENE ROOT, who helped design Douglas aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s and later led Lockheed Missiles and Space Company (LMSC) to maturity, died January 23, 1992, in Menlo Park, ...

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Designer of advanced, high performance aircraft models.