April 20, 2005

Today in Automotive History 1931

Today in Automotive History

1931 Woman On Board

Matilda Dodge Wilson, the widow of John Dodge, was named to the board of the Graham-Paige Motors Corporation, becoming the first woman to sit on the board of a major American auto-manufacturer. Graham-Paige was founded by the Graham brothers, whose initial car-making endeavor, Graham Brothers Truck Company, had been purchased by Dodge in 1926.

Posted by Quality Weenie at April 20, 2005 08:05 AM