He had Ideas for Rocket Propelled planes, Independent 4 wheel suspension (most modern cars have this), watches and clocks for aviation that had multiple uses for Pilots.
All of these he devised in the 1930’s long before these things were commonplace.
He came to Burbank From France after WWI and settled here. Many of his ideas were patented and he was for many years a notable Burbanker. You may read more about this man and his inventions here… http://wesclark.com/burbank/poirier.html