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Alexander Winton

1860-1932

 
 
Alexander Winton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Alexander Winton Marker
Inscription. Automobile entrepeneur. He founded the Winton Motor Carriage Company which sold the first standard model American-made gasoline powered automobile in 1898. It had 2 cylinders and 10 horse power and sold for $1,000. He produced the first American diesel engine in 1913 and sold his company to General Motors in 1930.
 
Location. 41° 30.625′ N, 81° 35.464′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Click for map. Marker is in Lake View Cemetery, just northeast of the Garfield monument. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burial Place of James A. Garfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Carabelli (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adella Prentiss Hughes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jeptha Wade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Rose (approx. 0.2 miles away); L. Pearl Mitchell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lake View Cemetery. (Submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Entry on Winton in the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History
Alexander Winton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Alexander Winton Marker
. (Submitted on April 16, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
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The Winton Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. The Winton Family Plot
 
 
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