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March 20: James Packard died on this date in 1928

GE Anderson
March 20, 2014

On this date in 1928, James Ward Packard, co-founder of the Packard Motor Car Company, died in Cleveland at the age of 64. He built his first automobile in 1899, in his hometown of Warren, Ohio, and incorporated the Packard Motor Car Company in 1902. Packards were the first cars to feature steering wheels