TAYLOR

C. Gilbert Taylor and his brother Gordon founded Taylor Brothers Aircraft Corp., 1929 at Rochester, NY, to market Chummy side-by-side monoplane (originally 62-hp Siemens u. Halske). At Bradford, PA, oilman William T. Piper was looking for investment opportunities, and chose Taylor. But firm withered, and when Gordon died, C.G. Taylor moved to Bradford, Piper becoming secretary and treasurer. Firm finally crashed 1931.

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