George Norman Pierce

George Norman Pierce

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Mar 1910 (aged 64)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Plot Section 3 Mausoleum
Memorial ID 19547107 · View Source
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Automaker. He was the producer of Bicycles and the originator and manufacturer of the famous Pierce-Arrow Automobile. Pierce introduced his "Motorette" at the Pan-American Exposition in 1901. The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Co. was officially launched in 1907. George Norman Pierce was the youngest of eleven children of Henry MIller Pierce and Susan Peironnet. George and his wife, Louisa Hilbert Day, were the parents of nine children: Elizabeth, Percy, Louisa, Susan, Duncan, Mary, Helen, Florence and Miriam. All survived to adulthood but Miriam, and are counted with their parents in the 1900 Federal Census for Evans, Erie County, New York, at which time the children range in age from 9 to 23. George Pierce died at the Lennox Hotel on North Street in Buffalo at the age of 64.



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  • Created by: Alan Brownsten
  • Added: 27 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19547107
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Norman Pierce (9 Jan 1846–23 Mar 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19547107, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Alan Brownsten (contributor 46621260) .