Jan 30 1791 - Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. Death: Sep 11 1866 - Middlefield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. Parents: Thomas Durant, Elizabeth Durant (born Clark) Wife: Sybil Durant (born Wright) Children: Charles Wright Durant, William Franklin Durant, Thomas Clark Durant, Thomas Alonso Durant.
- January 31, 1791
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- Middlefield, Massachusetts, United States
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- March 18, 1746
- Newton, Massachusetts, United States
When Thomas Durant was born on 18 March 1746, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Edward Durant, was 31 and his mother, Anna Jackson, was 31. He married Elizabeth Clark on 25 June 1775, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters.
William James Durant (/ d ə ˈ r æ n t /; November 5, 1885 – November 7, 1981) was an American writer, historian, and philosopher.He became best known for his work The Story of Civilization, 11 volumes written in collaboration with his wife, Ariel Durant, and published between 1935 and 1975.
William C. Durant was an American entrepreneur who co-founded the automobile company 'General Motors Corporation.' He ventured into the vehicle industry through his 'Flint Road Cart Company,’ later renamed the 'Durant-Dort Company,' in Michigan, which eventually became the largest manufacturer of horse-drawn vehicles in the country.
William Crapo “Billy” Durant (December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947) was a leading pioneer of the United States automobile industry, who created a system in which a company held multiple marques – each seemingly independent, with different automobile lines – bound under a unified corporate holding company. Durant, along with Frederic L ...
On March 18, 1947, at 2:15 A.M. , William Crapo Durant, founder of General Motors and Chevrolet and the “leading bull” in the great stock-market boom and crash of the late 1920’s, died at his New York City apartment with his wife and nurse in attendance. His last fortune had evaporated in the Depression of the 1930’s, and he had been an ...