Frederick W. Smith


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Frederick W. Smith

An American businessman. In 1971, he founded Federal Express, the first overnight delivery service in the world. He started the company with several million dollars in inheritance and much more money in venture capital. He served as CEO for the first 40 years of FedEx's history. Smith was born in 1944.
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Frederick W. Smith was inducted into the "Living Legends of Aviation" in 2003 on the 100th anniversary of flight.