Louis Chevrolet

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Louis Chevrolet
1919 Tacoma Speedway Louis Chevrolet Marvin D Boland Collection BOLANDB2009.jpg
Chevrolet in 1919
NationalitySwiss
BornLouis-Joseph Chevrolet
(1878-12-25)December 25, 1878
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
DiedJune 6, 1941(1941-06-06) (aged 62)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Related toArthur Chevrolet (younger brother)
Gaston Chevrolet (youngest brother)

Louis-Joseph Chevrolet (French: [ʃəvʁɔlɛ]; December 25, 1878 – June 6, 1941) was a Swiss racing driver and co-founder of Chevrolet in 1911, and Frontenac in 1916.

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Chevrolet was inducted into the following halls of fame:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Louis Chevrolet". Hall of Fame Inductees. Automotive Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on March 8, 2016. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
  2. Louis Chevrolet at the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
  • Clymer, Floyd. Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877–1925. New York: Bonanza Books, 1950.

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