TITLE

Dalgleish--for four generations

AUTHOR(S)
O'Brien-Mecke, Mary Alice
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;2/5/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5915, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the four generation Dalgleish Cadillac-Oldsmobile Inc. run by the Dalgleish brothers in Detroit, Michigan. Opportunity to start family dealership business in 1951 to 1954; Acquisition of Cadillac-Oldsmobile store in 1954; Relocation of the business to Cass Avenue. INSET: Family ties.
ACCESSION #
4110781

 

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