Edgar Garbisch (son-in-law) Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American industrial pioneer in the automotive industry, American automotive industry executive and the founder and namesake of American Chrysler Corporation .
Aug 14, 2023 · Walter P. Chrysler, in full Walter Percy Chrysler, (born April 2, 1875, Wamego, Kan., U.S.—died Aug. 18, 1940, Great Neck, N.Y.), American engineer and automobile manufacturer, founder of Chrysler Corporation. (Read Lee Iacocca’s Britannica entry on Chrysler.)
Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. (1909–1988), the son of the founder of the Chrysler Corporation, was one of America’s preeminent art collectors. He focused his acquisitions largely on twentieth-century art, American and Old Master paintings, sculpture, and glass.
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Jean Esther Outland. Parent (s) Walter Chrysler. Della Viola Forker. Walter Percy Chrysler Jr. (March 27, 1909 – September 17, 1988) was an American art collector, museum benefactor, and collector of other objects such as stamps, rare books, and glassworks. He was also a theatre and film producer.
Jul 15, 2021 · Young Walter P. Chrysler, Jr, 1910s. Walter Percy Chrysler, Jr. was born on May 27, 1909 in a small white-frame house in Oelwein, Iowa. He was the third of four children born to Walter P. Chrysler, Sr., and his wife, Della Viola Forker Chrysler.
Aug 18, 2021 · August 18, 1940 – Walter Chrysler dies. The founder of the Chrysler Corporation, Walter P. Chrysler, passed away on this day in 1940 after succumbing to a cerebral hemorrhage. Chrysler was born in Kansas in 1875 and began his career as a machinist and mechanic in the railroad industry.