The Detroit-based Dodge Brothers
Company was perhaps the most renowned independent car business in Michigan.
By 1914, Budd had a number of patents for a pressed-steel car body - and a new start-up firm, Dodge Brothers
(run by two ex-Ford directors), was interested in testing the technology.
But when he got the parts home, he discovered it was a Dodge Brothers
AUTOMOTIVE FIGURES - Michigan rolls out the posthumous front line of Henry Ford, Ransom Olds and the Dodge brothers
, John and Horace.
Though he lost the suit to the Dodge brothers
, Henry Ford did win a judgment of six cents in a libel suit against the jingoistic Chicago Tribune which erroneously reported that Ford would fire workers mobilized and sent to the Mexican border.
Sure, the auto industry had its Henry Ford and Louis Chevrolet and its Dodge brothers
, but for every one of them, there were companies named after Indian chiefs, European explorers and dead presidents.
He worked with Dodge Brothers
, Packard Motor Car Co.
1971)(28 AFTR2D 71-5012, 71-1 USTC [paragraph] 9488); Dodge Brothers
industrial history to date, Dillon, Read & Company, a New York banking house, purchased the Dodge Brothers
automobile company for $146,000,000.