Inventor

Malcolm Loughead

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican inventor and entrepreneur; pioneer of hydraulic brakes; founder of Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company, one of the predecessor corporations to Lockheed Martin
Is Inventor
From United States of America
Type Business
Gendermale
BirthFremont

Biography

Malcolm Loughead formed the Alco Hydro-Aeroplane Company along with his brother, Allan Loughead. This company went on to become the Lockheed Corporation.
Loughead also invented the first hydraulic brakes in 1919; these were adopted by Duesenberg for their 1921 Model A.