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Henry Leland
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Henry Leland......FACTS
-Born  Feb. 16th 1843 in Vermont
-1890 Started Leland/Faulconer Tool/Steam Engines
-1902 He changed the Detroit AutoCo. to the Cadillac Auto Co.
-Name came from 1701 French Settler Antoine Laumet de la Mothe Cadillac.
-Named first car off the line the Model "A" in 1902
-Was 60 yrs old when first Caddy rolled off assembly line.
-1908 General motors Corp founded
-G M cars now Buick, Olds, Oakland(Pontiac), then ...
-1909 Leland sold Cadillac to G M for 4.5 Million.