This one is online but originally was published in a 1916 book and thus is in the public domain. William C. Durant (1861 Boston - 1947 Manhattan) founded General Motors, among his other accomplishments, and was the father of automotive racer Cliff Durant, above.
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In 1916, William C. Durant, who founded General Motors in 1908, had retaken GM from bankers who had taken over the company. Chrysler, who was closely tied to the bankers, submitted his resignation to Durant, then based in New York City.
BRALEY, PHINEAS D. Like his brother Amos D., above, Ephraim D. (1811-1887) went to Michigan and settled in Saginaw Co as a lumber dealer. This picture is from a history of Saginaw Co and it claims that Phineas and a brother Ephraim were born in the Berkshires in western MA, which is easy to miss in the Braley family genealogy that holds a tiny photo of a third brother, Amos D., who also went ...
Sep 12, 2009 · Oakland s success and rapid growth brought to bare financial pressures for the company. Durant saw this as an opportunity to bring Oakland into the General Motors family of companies. By January 1909 General Motors had acquired about 50% of the Pontiac based company s shares and a merger with G.M.C. was imminent.
Jun 17, 2019 · The serpent, or nachash (from נָחַשׁ (H5172) is also rooted, etymologically with the practice of enchantment. 1) to practice divination, divine, observe signs, learn by experience, diligently observe, practice fortunetelling, take as an omen. a) (Piel) 1) to practice divination. 2) to observe the signs or omens.
Oct 30, 2013 · By William J. Kubiak / Baker Show your students what America looked like before it was settled by the pioneers . . . when it was the dominion of the North American Indians. Packed with 139 sketches and paintings, Kubiak's fascinating resource features valuable cultural and historical information about 25 tribes of Algonquian, Iroquoian, and ...