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Joe Sutter
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Joe Sutter in 2006
Born March 21, 1921
Died August 30, 2016(2016-08-30) (aged 95)
Bremerton, Washington, U.S.
Cause of death Pneumonia
Education Aeronautical engineering
Alma mater University of Washington, B.S. 1943
Employer Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Known for Chief engineer for the development of the Boeing 747
Notable work
747: Creating the World's First Jumbo Jet and Other Adventures from a Life in Aviation
Spouse(s) Nancy French
Children 3
Awards United States Medal of Technology (1985)
Daniel Guggenheim Medal (1990)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Aircraft Award
Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy

Joseph Frederick Sutter (March 21, 1921 – August 30, 2016) was an American engineer for the Boeing Airplane Company and manager of the design team for the Boeing 747 under Malcolm T. Stamper. Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine has described Sutter as the "father of the 747".

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