Walter Chrysler

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Walter Chrysler
Chrysler in 1937
Walter Percy Chrysler

(1875-04-02)April 2, 1875
DiedAugust 18, 1940(1940-08-18) (aged 65)
Cause of deathCerebral hemorrhage
Resting placeSleepy Hollow Cemetery
Alma materInternational Correspondence Schools in Scranton, PA (presently Penn Foster Education)
Occupation(s)Machinist, manager, entrepreneur
Known forFounding Chrysler Corporation
Board member ofChrysler Corporation
SpouseDella Viola Forker (died 1938 at age 58)
ChildrenThelma Irene Chrysler
Bernice Chrysler
Walter Percy Chrysler Jr.
John Forker Chrysler
RelativesEdgar Garbisch (son-in-law)

Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American businessman. He was the executive and the founder and namesake of American Chrysler Corporation.

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