Walter Chrysler

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Birthday
2, 1875
Birthplace
Wamego, KS
Death Date
Aug 18, 1940 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1875
Birthplace
Wamego, KS
Death Date
Aug 18, 1940 (65)

About

American entrepreneur remembered for being the founder of the automobile company the Chrysler Corporation. He also served as the President of Buick, which made him one of the richest men in America at the time.

Before Fame

He worked as a railroad mechanic and machinist with the Fort Worth and Denver Railway.

Trivia

He was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 1928.

Family Life

He was married to Della Viola Forker until her death in 1958. He had children named Thelma, Bernice, Walter and Jack.

Associated With

He was hired as the President of Buick by General Motors founder William C. Durant.