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Alexander Winton

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Birthplace: Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Winton and Helen WINTON
Husband of Mary Ellen (Dollie) Winton; Labelle Winton; Marion Winton and Jeanette Muir Winton
Father of Labelle Winton; Clarice Brown Barton; Helen Fea McKinstery; James McGlashan Winton; Agnes Muir Greise and 3 others
Brother of Catherine Henderson; Janet Jessie Lowe Gillespie; Helen Roy; Agnes Copper; Jane Winton and 2 others

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About Alexander Winton

Alexander Winton (June 20, 1860 - June 21, 1932) was an automobile designer and racer.

He was born in Grangemouth, Scotland. In 1879, He immigrated to the U.S. In 1891, he founded Winton Bicycle Co., and in 1897 he founded the Winton Motor Carriage Company. His cars were custom made; in 1898 he sold a car for $1000. In 1901, Henry Ford defeated him at a race at Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

Alexander Winton, in Cleveland, Ohio invented the worlds first semi-truck in 1898 and sold his first manufactured semi-truck in 1899 He was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, and National Inventors Hall of Fame. He also created The Winton Place Condominium which is in Lakewood, Ohio, with the abundant money he had from auto-racing, automobile creations, and other resources.

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Alexander Winton's Timeline

1860
June 20, 1860
Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
1885
September 9, 1885
Age 25
OH, USA
1889
January 5, 1889
Age 28
OH, USA
1891
January 4, 1891
Age 30
1895
May 1, 1895
Age 34
1899
July 18, 1899
Age 39
OH, USA
1901
September 14, 1901
Age 41
OH, USA
1907
October 23, 1907
Age 47
1913
March 31, 1913
Age 52
1932
June 21, 1932
Age 72
Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States