Beech Honored in Exhibit

By: KAKE News
By: KAKE News

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Olive Ann Beech, co-founder of Beech Aircraft in
Wichita, will be among 60 American business women featured in a traveling exhibit sponsored by Harvard University.

Beech co-founded Beech aircraft with her husband in 1931 in Wichita, then led the company for decades after his death in 1950.

She'll be featured in Harvard's "Enterprising Women'' exhibit, which will tour the country starting this fall.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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