Stories tagged: Forrest Bird
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Thousands turn out to own a piece of inventor Dr. Forrest Bird’s estate
Thousands of people came Saturday to look at the auction of items from the estate of physician and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird. Some came in the hope of buying one …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 6 a.m.
Estate of physician and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird auctioning 300 items Saturday
People are coming from all over the country to bid on 300 items from the estate of physician, aviator and inventor Dr. Forrest Bird on Saturday.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
Bird Aviation Museum soars on after founders’ deaths
SAGLE, Idaho – A photo of a premature baby girl on a respirator is displayed inside a glass case on the second floor of the Bird Aviation Museum and Invention …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
North Idaho respirator company settles with former president
A North Idaho company that makes medical respirators has finalized a settlement with a former president and CEO accused of weakening the company.
Tue., Aug. 4, 2015
Inventor, aviator, mentor Forrest Bird dies at 94
Dr. Forrest Morton Bird’s research in breathing apparatuses for World War II pilots led to the development of the modern respirator, saving countless lives. The 94-year-old inventor and lifelong aviator …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2009
N. Idaho inventor gets national nod
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Few people can say they’ve received a personal honor from the president of the United States. Fewer can say they’ve received two honors from two presidents in …