Founder from the Lear Aircraft Corporation who also also invented several bits of electronics within just about any car. He analyzed radio in university, and upon graduation trademarked the first useful car radio. His Lear Aircraft company found huge success by providing radio and autopilot gear for personal airplanes before it started building them. His parents separated when he was youthful, and he remained with his mom and aunt in Iowa. He was a good friend of Television show host Artwork Linkletter.