Harvey Samuel Firestone

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Birthday
20, 1868
Birthplace
Columbiana, OH
Death Date
Feb 7, 1938 (69)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1868
Birthplace
Columbiana, OH
Death Date
Feb 7, 1938 (69)

About

Founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, which was one of the first manufacturers of automobile tires.

Before Fame

He worked for the Columbus Buggy Company after his high school graduation.

Trivia

He was one of the three leaders of American industry at the time, alongside Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.

Family Life

He had seven children with Isabelle Smith whom he married in November of 1895.

Associated With

He and Andre Michelin both pioneered the manufacturing of automobile tires.