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Everette Webb was born in Crookston, Minn on September 5th, 1921. He was part of the award-winning 747 design team with Joseph Sutter, Kenneth Holtby and Robert Davis, They won numerous awards through, out the years, including the $250,000 Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Aerospace Prize for design excellence and the Elmer A. Sperry Award, administered by aeronautical, electrical, automotive, mechanical and naval engineers.

Webb also helped design and engineer the Boeing 727, 707 and 767. He earned commendation from Aviation Week & Space Technology for the design of the 767.

At Boeing, he served as vice president of engineering for the 767 program, vice president of engineering for commercial airplanes and general manager of the Everett division, based in Everett, WA.

Webb died on July 2nd, 2002 of congestive heart failure.[[Category:Aerospace engineering ]]