William E. “Bill” Munger was born November 25, 1906 to Fred Bucher Munger and Gertrude C. Eldridge Munger. He was involved
in aviation most of his life, and began his career in 1929 as the first employee of Granville Brothers Aircraft Corporation
in Springfield, Massachusetts, manufacturing Gee Bee Racers. In 1931, he married Gertrude King and had one son, Richard Munger.
During World War II, he worked for Chance Vought Aircraft in East Hartford, Connecticut, and later at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft
in East Hartford, Connecticut.