William C. Durant

William C. Durant

William Crapo "Billy" Durant (December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947) was a leading pioneer of the United States automobile industry, the co-founder of General Motors and Chevrolet who created the system of multi-brand holding companies with different lines of cars.

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