Friday, June 1, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 01 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Automotive engineer William T. Murphy is born in Providence, RI
Sizaire Freres et Naudin is organized in Puteaux, France by brothers Maurice and George Sizaire along with Louis Naudin
Thomas W. Palmer, a United States Senator 1883-1889 (R-MI) who was an original partner in the Detroit Automobile Company, dies in Detroit, MI at age 83
Edward T. Strong is named General Sales Manager of the Buick Motor Company
Duesenberg, Inc. officially opens its new factory in Indianapolis, IN

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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