Tuesday, October 30, 2012

1901 Kidder Steam Wagon Kidder Motor Vehicle Co. New Haven, CT 1900-1901

WELLINGTON PARKER KIDDER of Boston and Malden, Mass., born at South Norridgewock, Me., 19 Feb. 1853; died at New York City, 4 Oct. 1924. He married at Maplewood, Mass., 4 Sept. 1878, EMMA LOUISA AXTELL, born at Huntington, Mass., 1854
In 1898, after intensive study in this country and Europe, he brought out important and generally accepted improvements in the automobile, then known as the "horseless carriage," and organized the Kidder Motor Vehicle Co., of New Haven, Conn., in which he was a leading figure.

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