Tuesday, 7 August 2018

516) John Francis and Horace Elgin Dodge

John Francis (1864 – 1920) and Horace Elgin Dodge (1868 - 1920). American automobile manufacturing pioneers and founders of Dodge Brothers Company.
Horace invented the first dirt-proof ball bearing.

- "Daniel taught his red-haired sons, Horace and John, to be machinists." https://www.allpar.com/corporate/bios/dodge-brothers.html

- "Despite their wealth and growing influence in the business community, the red-haired Dodge brothers' crude manners and aggressive conduct made them socially unacceptable to most of the wealthy Detroit elite." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Elgin_Dodge

- "The two "red-headed urchins" were inseparable both as kids and adults." https://www.goretro.com/…/the-real-story-of-dodge-brothers.…



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