Charles T. Fisher

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Birthday
16, 1880
Birthplace
Norwalk, OH
Death Date
Aug 8, 1963 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1880
Birthplace
Norwalk, OH
Death Date
Aug 8, 1963 (83)

About

He and his brother Fred co-founded the Fisher Body Company automobile corporation, which grew from a small shop to one of the world's largest factories.

Before Fame

He and Fred went to work for their uncle's Standard Wagon Works, which was founded in the late 1880s. After his uncle's retirement, he and his brother became co-owners. They also brought their younger siblings to the company.

Trivia

He was a noted breeder of racehorses. His Mata Hari won the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes in 1933, the first filly to do so.

Family Life

He was born in Norwalk, Ohio, and was Lawrence and Margaret Fisher's second son.

Associated With

He and Carroll Shelby both helped to pioneer and redefine the auto body.