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The date remains uncertain due to conflicting dates from various sources. He repeatedly claimed that his birthday was on Christmas Eve. John's Episcopal Church in Keokuk, Iowalisted his birth as September 24, without any reference to the place of birth.
The senior Hughes made the shrewd and lucrative decision to commercialize the invention by leasing the bits instead of selling them, obtained several early patents, and founded the Hughes Tool Company in Hughes' uncle was the famed novelist, screenwriter, and film director Rupert Hughes.
In particular, he had great engineering aptitude and built Houston's first "wireless" radio transmitter at age He took his first flying lesson at 14, and attended Fessenden School in Massachusetts in He later attended math and aeronautical engineering courses at Caltech.
Their deaths apparently inspired Hughes to include the creation of a medical research laboratory in the will that he signed in at age He often scored near par figures, played the game to a three handicap during his 20s, and for a time aimed for a professional golf career.
He golfed frequently with top players, including Gene Sarazen. Hughes rarely played competitively and gradually gave up his passion for the sport to pursue other interests. They moved to Los Angeles, where he hoped to make a name for himself as a filmmaker.
Summa Corporation Hughes enjoyed a highly successful business career beyond engineering, aviation, and filmmaking, though many of his career endeavors involved varying entrepreneurial roles.
The Summa Corporation was the name adopted for the business interests of Howard Hughes after he sold the tool division of Hughes Tool Company in The company serves as the principal holding company for Hughes' business ventures and investments.
It is primarily involved in aerospace and defense, electronics, mass media, manufacturing, and hospitality industries, but has maintained a strong presence in a wide variety of industries including real estate, petroleum drilling and oilfield services, consulting, entertainment, and engineering.
Much of his fortune was later used for philanthropic causes, notably towards health care and medical research. Entertainment[ edit ] Hughes entered the entertainment industry after dropping out of Rice University and moving to Los Angeles.
His first two films, Everybody's Acting and Two Arabian Knightswere financial successes, the latter winning the first Academy Award for Best Director of a comedy picture. He produced another hit, Scarfacea production delayed by censors' concern over its violence.
The Outlaw was completed in and featured Jane Russell. It also received considerable attention from industry censors, this time owing to Russell's revealing costumes.
Hughes designed a special bra for his leading lady, although Russell said it was uncomfortable and decided against wearing it. Within weeks of acquiring the studio, Hughes dismissed three-quarters of the work force and production was shut down for six months during which time investigations were conducted of each employee who remained with RKO as far as their political leanings were concerned.
Only after ensuring that the stars under contract to RKO had no suspect affiliations would Hughes approve completed pictures to be sent back for re-shooting. This was especially true of the women who were under contract to RKO at that time. If Hughes felt that his stars did not properly represent the political views of his liking or if a film's anti-communist politics were not sufficiently clear, he pulled the plug.The movie has an important place in American history—and the history of LIF.
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