Horace Elgin Dodge

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Birthday
17, 1868
Birthplace
Niles, MI
Death Date
Dec 10, 1920 (52)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1868
Birthplace
Niles, MI
Death Date
Dec 10, 1920 (52)

About

Automobile pioneer who co-founded the Dodge Brothers Company.

Before Fame

He and his brother went from their father's machine shop to a boilermaker factory and then started their own auto parts company.

Trivia

His company started out supplying transmissions to the Olds Motor Vehicle Company, eventually moving on to manufacturing their own models.

Family Life

He and his brother were born in Niles, Michigan, and were inseparable both in childhood and in adulthood.

Associated With

He and his brother went from working with Ransom Olds to competing against him.