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Arthur Chevrolet
Birth: Apr. 21, 1884
La Chaux-de-Fonds
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Death: Apr. 16, 1946
Slidell
St. Tammany Parish
Louisiana, USA

Auto Racing Figure. The second of three famous Swiss race car driving brothers, Arthur became a two-time veteran of the Indianapolis 500. Arthur also assisted older brother Louis in designing automobiles. He and Louis left the automobile business in 1929 to form the Chevrolet Brothers Aircraft Company with a new engine design to their credit. Unfortunately they later lost the business to Glenn Martin. Sadly, much of Arthur's subsequent life was beset by a sequence of unhappy occurrences. After he took his life at his home in Louisiana, he was returned to Indianapolis. He now rests with his brothers Louis and Gaston (winner of the 1920 Indianapolis 500) and nephew Charles. A cenotaph headstone for Arthur's grave was installed in October 2011 by Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis businessman David Ring and Chevrolet. He is actually buried at Slidell Memorial Cemetery, Slidell, Louisiana, in an unmarked grave with an unknown plot location. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross and Saint Joseph Cemetery *
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.73161, -86.16596
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: May 13, 2001
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