Ransom E. Olds

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Birthday
3, 1864
Birthplace
Geneva, OH
Death Date
Aug 26, 1950 (86)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1864
Birthplace
Geneva, OH
Death Date
Aug 26, 1950 (86)

About

Automobile pioneer who ran the first modern assembly line and made the first mass-produced car.

Before Fame

He founded his Olds Motor Vehicle Company in 1897 and was forced out of it not long after.

Trivia

His Curved Dash model car sold for $650.00, equal to about $18,000 in the early 21st century.

Family Life

He married Metta Woodward on June 5, 1889. They had two daughters together.

Associated With

His Oldsmobile Curved Dash came out first, even though many think Henry Ford's Model T was the first car made on the assembly line.