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Alexander Winton

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May 1903. Eight-cylinder.

Alexander Winton (1860-1932) was a Scottish-American bicycle, automobile and diesel engine designer and inventor. He also was an early automobile racer. Founder of Winton Motor Carriage Co (USA)

1860 June 20th. Born in Grangemouth, Scotland, the son of Alexander Winton, a marine engineer

Trained as a marine engineer

1879 Emigrated to the United States.

1898 Patent. Motor Carriages. Full details.[1]

1932 June 21st. Died.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1903
  • Wikipedia