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 Alice <I>Huyler</I> Ramsey

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Alice Huyler Ramsey Famous memorial

Birth
Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Death
10 Sep 1983 (aged 96)
Covina, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Plot
Section AG
Memorial ID
6513826 View Source

Automotive Pioneer. She was the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States. On June 9, 1909 she and three friends (who never drove) left New York City driving a Maxwell touring car. After 41 days and multiple road problems and 3,800 miles later they arrived in San Francisco. She later wrote a book recounting their adventures in 1961, "Veil, Duster and Tire Iron". On October 17, 2000 she was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, being the first woman to be inducted.

Automotive Pioneer. She was the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States. On June 9, 1909 she and three friends (who never drove) left New York City driving a Maxwell touring car. After 41 days and multiple road problems and 3,800 miles later they arrived in San Francisco. She later wrote a book recounting their adventures in 1961, "Veil, Duster and Tire Iron". On October 17, 2000 she was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame, being the first woman to be inducted.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Rich H.
  • Added: 15 Jun 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6513826
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6513826/alice-ramsey: accessed ), memorial page for Alice Huyler Ramsey (11 Nov 1886–10 Sep 1983), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6513826, citing Hackensack Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.