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Cleveland Heights in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Alexander Winton

1860-1932

 
 
Alexander Winton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 41° 30.625′ N, 81° 35.464′ W. Marker is in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is in Lake View Cemetery, just northeast of the Garfield monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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(approx. ¼ mile away); L. Pearl Mitchell (approx. ¼ mile away); Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland Heights.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
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. (Submitted on April 16, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Alexander Winton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Alexander Winton Marker
The Winton Family Plot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. The Winton Family Plot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,449 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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