Tuesday, March 11, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

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This Day in Auto History:

Eugene F. McDonald Jr., a onetime Franklin official who later became President of the Zenith Radio Corporation, is born in Syracuse, NY
Andrew L. Pomeroy of Thompson Products Inc. is born in Philadelphia, PA
Racer Arturo Francesco Merzario is born in Civenna, Italy
Peter M. Heldt, German-born automotive journalist whose 1902 Horseless Age editorial led to the formation of the Society of Automotive Engineers, dies in Miami, FL
Racer Lee Shepherd dies at age 40 when he crashes during a race in Ardmore, OK

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

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