Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
FCA NAFTA

Brand Heritage – 1800s

Select Period: 1800s | 1900s | '10s | '20s | '30s | '40s | '50s | '60s | '70s | '80s | '90s

1868   

 

Horace Elgin Dodge is born in Niles, Michigan. The Dodge Brothers biography (pdf) Chrysler Corporation: The Official History by Charles K. Hyde

1878

 

Joseph E. Fields (1878 - 1951) biography (pdf) Chrysler Corporation: The Official History by Charles K. Hyde

1883  

1886

 

Three Musketeers - ZSB (pdf) Chrysler Corporation: The Official History by Charles K. Hyde -- Walter Chrysler called the trio of talented engineers he brought to Willys-Overland from Studebaker Motors the Three Musketeers.

1888

 

Bernard Edwin Hutchinson (1888 - 1961) biography (pdf) Chrysler Corporation: The Official History by Charles K. Hyde

1897

Maxwell and Chalmers

Bicycle manufacturer Albert Augustus Pope (1843-1909) (maker of Columbia bicycles) begins manufacturing gas and electric vehicles under brand name Columbia.

1899

Maxwell and Chalmers

Pope’s Columbia brand merged with Electric Vehicle Company.

​​​​​