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Walter Chrysler

(1875 - 1940)

  • Born in Wamego, grew up in Ellis
  • Always liked to work on engines
  • Bought his first car in 1908
  • Worked for the Buick car company
  • Bought his own company in 1925
  • Chrysler Corporation became the second largest car company in the nation

Find more about Walter Chrysler in Kansapedia; and Walter Chrysler in Kansas Memory. Walter Chrysler was named one of 25 Notable Kansans.

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