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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Featherstone_(artist)

Donald "Don" Featherstone (January 25, 1936 – June 22, 2015) was an American artist most widely known for his 1957 creation of the plastic pink flamingo while working for Union Products. Featherstone resided in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, where he kept 57 plastic flamingos on his front lawn. ... Jump up ^ "Don Featherstone, creator of pink flamingo lawn ornament, dies ...

www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/23/416819751/man-who-created-the-pink-plastic-lawn-flamingo-dies

Jun 23, 2015 ... Donald Featherstone modeled the lawn ornament after images he saw in National Geographic. "Things I did made people happy, and that's ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/business/don-featherstone-inventor-of-the-pink-flamingo-in-plastic-dies-at-79.html

Jun 23, 2015 ... Mr. Featherstone's first pink plastic flamingo came off the assembly line in 1957. ... Union Products, a maker of plastic lawn ornaments in Leominster, Mass. ... wife , Nancy, often got when she told people what he had invented.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11695090/Man-who-created-the-pink-flamingo-lawn-ornament-dies.html

Jun 23, 2015 ... The Massachusetts man who invented the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament, which went from a 1960s craze to a kitsch icon, died this week ...

mentalfloss.com/article/28099/brief-history-plastic-pink-flamingo

Perhaps not shockingly, the pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl wallpaper, and  ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/29/plastic-pink-flamingo-history_n_886841.html

Jun 29, 2011 ... The pink flamingo lawn ornament was invented in the same decade that polyester pants, pink washing machines, vinyl wallpaper and ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/the-tacky-history-of-the-pink-flamingo-18191304

In their buttoned-up Maryland suburb, lawn ornaments of any kind, let alone plastic pink flamingos, were anathema. One house down the street had a fake ...

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/when-americans-embraced-the-bob-hairstyle-this-new-england-town-had-to-come-up-with-something-to-make-besides-a-comb-enter-the-pink-flamingo

Jan 4, 2016 ... Pink plastic lawn flamingos, which were invented in Leominster. ... The company specialized in two dimensional plastic lawn ornaments but ...

news.nationalpost.com/news/world/don-featherstone-creator-of-pink-flamingo-lawn-ornaments-in-1957-dies-at-79

Jun 23, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of pink flamingo lawn ornaments in 1957, dies ... died Monday at 79, embraced the fame the invention brought him.

fortune.com/2015/06/24/featherstone-pink-flamingo-obituary

Jun 24, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits ... a sculptor, passed away Monday at the age of 79, but his genius invention remains. ... with Union Products, which made a variety of plastic lawn ornaments.