DONALD J. PORTER/author

The  Gulfstream business jet grew into a household name through the inspiring leadership of 20th century industrialist Allen E. Paulson. His biography, scheduled for publication by McFarland & Co. in May 2019, unravels an amazing life story told by those who knew him best. Coming of age on a bankrupt farm during the Great Depression, Paulson progressed from aircraft mechanic to developer of military aircraft and the acclaimed Gulfstream. He acquired the program from nearly bankrupt Grumman Aerospace and grew his enterprise into a Fortune 500 corporation. (Click on photo to view a short video)

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