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The Cadillac Company Is Founded In 1901

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The Cadillac Company, named after eighteenth century French explorer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of the city of Detroit, was established on August 22, 1901. Henry Leland, a former mechanic and precision machinist, founded the company that would come to be known as the maker of America’s luxury car.

Source: History Channel

Posted:  2002-08-22  1:50:40 PM

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