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  1. Sep 15, 2021 · In 1886 William C. Durant started the Durant-Dort Carriage Company and by 1903 he had factories in the United States and Canada that provided a variety of components to Buick and and McLaughlin, among others. In 1904 Durant bought the Buick Motor company from Whiting and then contracted with McLaughlin to build his engines and drivetrains.

  2. Sep 16, 2021 · In 1908, General Motors was founded in Flint, Michigan, by William C. Durant. In 1940, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

  3. Ford's manufacturing—and those of automotive pioneers William C. Durant, the Dodge brothers, Packard, and Walter Chrysler—established Detroit's status in the early 20th century as the world's automotive capital.

  4. Sep 15, 2021 · In 1908, General Motors was founded in Flint, Michigan, by William C. Durant. In 1940, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

  5. www.sfchronicle.com › news › articleToday in History

    Sep 16, 2021 · In 1908, General Motors was founded in Flint, Michigan, by William C. Durant. In 1940, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

  6. Sep 16, 2021 · William C. Durant and Charles S. Mott incorporated the General Motors Company; George E. Daniels became the first president of the General Motors Company (GM) William Eaton became the second president of GM; GM bought the Olds Motor Works and Buick from Ransom E. Olds; Studebaker and Everitt-Metzger-Flanders (EMF) produced Studebaker-EMF cars

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    Sep 16, 2021 · In 1908, General Motors was founded in Flint, Michigan, by William C. Durant. In 1940, Samuel T. Rayburn of Texas was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1982, the massacre of between 1,200 and 1,400 Palestinian men, women and children at the hands of Israeli-allied Christian Phalange militiamen began in west Beirut’s ...

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