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John and Horace Dodge
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Automaker
    Founded Dodge Motor Corporation
    Horace Elgin Dodge (May 17, 1868-December 10, 1920); Niles, Michigan
    John Francis Dodge (October 25, 1864-January 14, 1920); Niles Michigan
    They were alcoholics.
    They had a rowdy disposition.
    John Dodge pistol-whipped a man in a bar in Detroit.
    They sued Henry Ford for money owed.
    Their heirs blew all their money ($100 Million in 1932).
    They died within months of each other.
    John Dodge had one of the largest homes built in the country (Grosse Pointe, Michigan), but he died before it was completed. His wife tore it down later on without ever moving into it.
    They were born into poverty.
    They were mechanical geniuses.
    They helped launch the Ford Motor Company before starting Dodge.
    John Dodge had one of the most luxurious yachts ever built, called the DelphinII.
    They were very fair to employees.
    They worked 80 hours a week until their deaths.
    They donated lots of money to community.

Credit: Patrick D.


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