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Louis Chevrolet
Birth: Dec. 25, 1878
Death: Jun. 6, 1941

This monument has been established in honor of race car driver and automobile designer Louis Chevrolet. The monument features a large bust of Chevrolet and smaller plaques that feature his brother Gaston, who drove a car Louis designed to victory in the 1920 Indianapolis 500, Henry Ford, W.C. Durant, who made the Chevrolet an integral member of General Motors Corporation and Tommy Milton, who drove a car Louis designed to victory in the 1921 Indianapolis 500. Others depicted in the plaques include Carl Fisher, T.E. Myers, Barney Oldfield, E.V Rickenbacker. James Allison and Harvey Firestone. (bio by: Warrick L. Barrett) 

Cause of death: Medical complications following a leg amputation
 
Burial:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway *
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
*Memorial Site [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 13, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22145
Louis Chevrolet
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Louis Chevrolet
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
Louis Chevrolet
Added by: Warrick L. Barrett
 
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Thank you for creating a wonderful car company, which lead to my 1981 Corvette.
- Roxie
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Feb. 18, 2014
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