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Bill Watson's Chronology of Chrysler Corporation:1920-1939

1864-19111912-191920-391940-49 1950-63 1964-19711972-801981-921993-97
History By Year • Coming: 1998-2007 (Daimler disaster) • 2007-09 (Cerberus) • 2008-2015 (FCA)

Chrysler History, Part 3: The Story So Far

The Dodge Brothers started their own company, which rapidly grows based on a reputation for reliability. Rising star Walter P. Chrysler is put in charge of faltering Buick, with excellent results.

1920: Chrysler goes to Willys, Dodges die, Maxwell weakened

1921: Chrysler hired to save Maxwell-Chalmers

1922: Maxwell buys Chalmers assets

1923: First Chrysler introduced

1924 Chrysler

1924: Zeder, Skelton, Beer join Maxwell

inside the 1924 Chrysler

walter p. chrysler with 1924 Chrysler Six

1925: Chrysler takes over Maxwell. First four.

1926

1927

1928: Plymouth and DeSoto formed; Chrysler buys Dodge

1929: Lynch Road opens

1930: Fargo ends, Dodge Bros. and Graham become Dodge

1931: Floating Power

1932

1933

1934: Airflows across brands; Airtemp formed

1934 Chrysler Airflow

1935: Corporations become divisions; Keller becomes president

1936

1937: Kokomo plant

1938: Warren plant; expedition to China

1939: UK production ends as war heats up; Fluid Drive

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