Robert A. Stranahan

Robert A. Stranahan

Birth
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 9 Feb 1962 (aged 75)
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Burial Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 6930776 · View Source
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Businessman. He was the founder of the Champion Spark Plug Company. In 1910 he moved his struggling spark plug business from Boston, Massachusetts to Toledo, Ohio. Champion Spark Plug later went onto become a multi-million dollar company. He is also credited with adopting the "red bow tie" symbol of Champion Spark Plug that is still recognized today.

Bio by: Mark Pawelczak


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mark Pawelczak
  • Added: 15 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6930776
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert A. Stranahan (7 Jul 1886–9 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6930776, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .