Business & Finance: Old Fight

Old Fight

In 1931, at "88 years of age, on the threshold of the exit from life, ready to meet my Maker," Henry Martyn Leland was still fighting Henry Ford. When the founder of both Cadillac Motor Car Co. and Lincoln Motor Co. died the next year his cause passed into the hands of his son and his grandson. For a decade this "Grand Old Man of the automobile industry," who had made rifles in the U. S. Springfield Arsenal during the Civil War and Liberty motors in his Lincoln plant during the...

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