Joseph-Armand Bombardier cause of death

Joseph-Armand Bombardier's Death

Born (Birthday) April 16, 1907

Death Date February 18, 1964

Age of Death 56 years

Cause of Death Cancer

Profession Entrepreneur

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.

Personal Life

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.