Joseph-Armand Bombardier

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Joseph-Armand Bombardier : biography

April 16, 1907 – February 18, 1964

Joseph-Armand Bombardier () (April 16, 1907 – February 18, 1964) was a Canadian inventor and businessman, and was the founder of Bombardier. His most famous invention was the snowmobile.


In 2000, Joseph-Armand Bombardier was honnoured by the government of Canada with his image on a postage stamp.

Around 1937, Autoroute 55 in Quebec was named ‘ between Stanstead and Autoroute 20 (‘) near Drummondville. The Bombardier Glacier is also named after him.

He is a member of the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame., Canada Science and Technology Museum.