Harvey S. Firestone, 1868-1938
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Published by Privately printed in [n.p.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Firestone, Harvey Samuel, -- 1868-1938

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14499534M

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Harvey S. Firestone, by James C Young (Book) There to breathe the beauty by Norman Brauer (Book) In nature's laboratory: [commemorating our vacation trip of , August 28th to September 9th] by John Burroughs (Book). Occasional foxing throughout book. Signed on front half title by Harvey S. Firestone Junior, the son of Harvey Firestone Sr. Inscription reads: “To Cartha D. De Loach of the F.B.I., With kindest regards, Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Akron, Ohio. Aug ” Comments: Harvey Firestone was the founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. FIRESTONE, HARVEY SAMUEL. Harvey Samuel Firestone ( – ) was an inventor and innovator, as well as a shrewd businessman. The company he founded in has been one of the largest in its industry, surviving two world wars and the Great one personally pushed many of the industry's innovations, including vertical integration of rubber production in . Harvey Samuel Firestone [ ] was an American businessman and the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, one of the first global makers of automobile tires. Firestone began his career working for the Columbus Buggy Company in Columbus, Ohio before starting his own company in , making rubber tires for Rating: % positive.

The American industrialist Harvey Samuel Firestone () organized the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, a leading firm in the rubber industry. Harvey Firestone was born at Columbiana, Ohio, on Dec. 20, , the son of a prosperous farmer. During the s he held various positions in the. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Firestone, Harvey S. (Harvey Samuel), ; Format: Book; p. illus. 22 cm. Harvey S. Firestone () founded The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio, in August , and started marketing solid rubber tires for carriage wheels. Firestone joined the retail store arena offering basic car service and tire sales in the mids when the original Firestone Service Centers were opened. Harvey Samuel Firestone Married about toElizabeth Parke ca with Elizabeth Chambers Firestone With Charles F. Willis Martha Parke Firestone With William Clay Ford with.

Firestone High School was constructed in and opened in September The school was named in honor of Harvey S. Firestone (), who, with capital acquired in a buggy tire business, came to Akron in and, with three associates, .   One of many examples of her self-promotion is a reply she received from Harvey S. Firestone Jr., Princeton University class of () and son of Harvey S. Firestone (), in whose memory Princeton University’s Firestone Library is named. Firestone is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Harvey Firestone family. Harvey Samuel Firestone (–), founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company; Harvey Samuel Firestone, Jr., son of Firestone founder Elizabeth Parke Firestone, daughter-in-law of Harvey Firestone and mother of Martha Firestone; Leonard Firestone, son of founder Harvey . Benjamin and Catherine Firestone raised their three children in this farmhouse, including tire maker Harvey Firestone. Originally located near Columbiana, Ohio, the house was updated in to appear more stylish and up-to-date. The traditional Pennsylvania German layout of the Firestone's farmhouse was transformed, with a central foyer, separate dining room and .