Joseph in his B-12 snowbus
April 16, 1907|
Valcourt, Quebec, Canada
|Died||February 18, 1964
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
|Known for||Founder of Bombardier|
Joseph-Armand Bombardier (French pronunciation: [ʒozɛf aʁmɑ̃ bɔ̃baʁdje]) (April 16, 1907 – February 18, 1964) was a Canadian inventor and businessman, and was the founder of Bombardier. His most famous invention was the snowmobile.
Around 1937, Autoroute 55 in Quebec was named autoroute Joseph-Armand-Bombardier between Stanstead and Autoroute 20 (autoroute Jean-Lesage) near Drummondville. The Bombardier Glacier in Antarctica is also named after him.
- Lacasse, Roger (1988). Joseph-Armand Bombardier: An Inventor's Dream Come True. Libre expression. ISBN 2-89111-341-1.
- "Hommage à Joseph-Armand Bombardier". gouv.qc.ca. Retrieved 2009-04-03.
- "Joseph-Armand Bombardier: Getting Around in the Winter". Library and Archives Canada.
- The Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame: The Hall, Canada Science and Technology Museum.
- J. Armand Bombardier Museum
- Joseph-Armand Bombardier at The Canadian Encyclopedia
- CBC's Bombardier: The Snowmobile Legacy
- Heritage Minute about Joseph-Armand Bombardier