Al Schwimmer, founder of Israel Aircraft Industries, dies at 94

12.06.2011                      10.Siwan, 5771                      

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Al Schwimmer, founder of Israel Aircraft Industries, dies at 94

Schwimmer, an American citizen born in New York, was convicted in 1950 of violating the Neutrality Act for smuggling planes to Israel during the 1948 War of Independence.

Adolph William ("Al") Schwimmer, founder of Israel Aircraft Industries and winner of the Israel Prize died on Friday at Tel Hashomer hospital on his 94th birthday.
He is survived by his wife, Rena, a son, Danny, his daughter, Daphna and grandchildren. His funeral will be held on Monday….