Alden O. Sherman, an American Original: The Story of the Man and His Company

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Alden O. Sherman, An American Original is the inside story of this remarkable man and a dramatic account of success and originality in the world of aerospace manufacturing. The author is his daughter, Jane Sherman, who worked side by side with her father for 28 years.

Alden is an original entrepreneur who started a small business and made it a 50-year success. Jane's tribute is not only about facts and events, but also the passions and emotions that went into the strength of this extraordinary business.

Influences from his youth, family difficulties and early employment set the stage for Alden's story, beginning with his youth and details what life was like in rural New York State during the 1920s.

Photographs bring life and a personal connection to this holder of patents, original thinker and developer of innovative technical processes.


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