Thursday, June 7, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 07 JUNE

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This Day in Auto History:

Clement Smith is issued a United States patent for his “leader iron front-axle”
John Phillip Cartwright, Executive Vice President of the Studebaker Corporation 1964-1965, is born in Ellwood City, PA
Peter Monteverdi is born in Binningen, Switzerland
Sir Arthur F. Sidgreaves, Managing Director of Rolls-Royce Ltd. 1929-1946, commits suicide in a London subway station at age 65
Randolph H. Guthrie is elected Chairman of the Studebaker Corporation

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

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