Born September 24, 1905
Died April 5, 1976
He was an American aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer, director, philanthropist, and was one of the wealthiest people in the world.
Hughes is also remembered for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle in later life, caused in part by a worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder.
He is buried in the Hughes Family Plot at Glenwwood Cemetery in Houston,Texas.