Chevrolet, Louis

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Chevrolet, Louis Gender: M
Louis Joseph Chevrolet
born on 25 December 1878 at 18:30 (= 6:30 PM )
Place La Chaux-De-Fonds, Switzerland, 47n06, 6e50
Timezone BMT m7e2630 (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
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Louis Chevrolet


Swiss-born American race car driver of French descent, founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company in 1911, and a founder in 1916 of the Frontenac Motor Corporation, which made racing parts for Ford's Model T.

He died on 6 June 1941, aged 62, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Louis Chevrolet: der Mann, der dem Chevy seinen Namen gab : die Geschichte des Rennfahrers und Autopioniers -- 1878 bis 1941" by Martin Sinzig (Huber, 2011), p. 25: "Am 25. Dezember 1878, um sechseinhalb Uhr nachmittags, wird Louis Joseph Chevrolet an der Rue Du Grenier 22a in La Chaux-de-Fonds geboren."

Translation: "On 25 December 1878 at six-thirty after noon, Louis Joseph Chevrolet was born at 22a Rue Du Grenierin, La Chaux-de-Fonds."


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Engineer : Mechanical (Automobile)
  • Vocation : Sports : Race Cars
  • Vocation : Misc. : Mechanic