The entrepreneur Joseph-Armand Bombardier died at the age of 56. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Remembered best for inventing the snowmobile, Bombardier produced and marketed his invention through his Bombardier, Inc. organization and later produced aircraft and trains through the same company.
When he was just nineteen years old, he established his own automotive repair shop.
In the late 1930s, a Quebec highway (autoroute) was named in his honor.
A native of Valcourt, Quebec, Canada, he later lived in and/or operated businesses out of Roxton Falls and Sherbrooke, Quebec.
He and radio entrepreneur Reginald Fessenden were both Quebec-born inventors and entrepreneurs.
How did Joseph-Armand Bombardier die?
Bombardier died in 1964 of cancer but the snowmobile idea was a success. 225 units were sold during 1959 and more than 8,210 units were sold during 1963.