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Daniel, Floyd R., 1919-2008



  • Existence: 1919-2008

Floyd R. Daniel was a photographer and videographer with a 26 year long career at the Boeing Company.

Daniel was born in Portland, Oregon in 1919. In 1941, he moved to Seattle, Washington initially to work as a machinist for The Boeing Company. After a short time, Daniel left Boeing and began working as a freelance photographer. As a freelance photographer, Daniel shot major events including the northwest presidential campaigns of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman.

Daniel returned to Boeing in 1955 to help form the new Motion Picture Unit, eventually becoming Executive Producer. Daniel received two Industrial Film awards, one for his film chronicling Boeing’s space program and one for a Lunar Orbiter concept film for NASA. He retired in 1981.

Daniel married Shirley Anne Clemenson in 1963. Daniel died in 2008.

Biographical note derived from donor information and obituaries on

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010-01-20
Contents of the Collection The Floyd R. Daniel Boeing Collection is comprised of materials relating to Daniel’s 26-year career as photographer and videographer at the Boeing Company. The collection primarily consists of photographic materials and assorted documents relating to Daniel’s career, as well as seven films, all ranging from the late 1920s to early 1960s.The photographs, which are comprised of 95 black-and-white prints, nine color prints, 22 negatives, and three transparencies, consist of official...

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