John C. Bierwirth

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: president, chief executive officer, and chairman of one of America's largest aircraft makers Grumman Corp. from 1972 to 1988 who had fought off takeover attempts and bankruptcy but failed to diversify the company with civilian products.

 

 

Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

 

Born: January 21, 1924

 

Died: May 26, 2013

 

Location: Freeport, Long Island, New York