The Dodge Brothers
Posted by: WrightStuff
N 42° 26.577 W 083° 07.660
17T E 325015 N 4701151
Quick Description: The burial place of the Dodge brothers located in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, MI.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/11/2006 5:50:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMQ7A
The Dodge brothers:
John Francis Dodge (Oct. 25, 1864 – Jan. 14, 1920)
Horace Elgin Dodge (May 17, 1868 – Dec. 10, 1920)
The Dodge brothers began supplying auto parts to Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company in 1903 from their factory in Hamtramck, MI. After 11 years, the brothers founded the Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company in 1914. The first Dodge car rolled off the line on Nov. 14, 1914. After their deaths in 1920, the Dodge Brothers Motor Car Company was sold to the Chrysler Corporation in 1928.
Date of birth: 10/25/1864
Date of death: 01/14/1920
Area of notoriety: Science/Technology
Marker Type: Tomb (above ground)
Fee required?: No
Web site: [Web Link]
Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed
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