Walter Chrysler was an engineer and automobile manufacturer who was a native of the United States. He founded the Chrysler Corporation in 1925. The Chrysler Corporation has its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It is now a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Walter Percy Chrysler was born in Wamego, Kansas on April 2nd 1875. He trained as a railroad mechanic. Chrysler worked with railroad companies until 1911 when he began working for the Buick Motor Company in Flint, Michigan. He worked in various automobile manufacturing roles before he established the Chrysler Corporation, in Detroit, Michigan, in 1925.
Walter Chrysler, founder of the Chrysler Corporation, died at the age of 65 in the year 1940 On This Day.
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