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Biographical entry Lewis, William Howard Horatio (1868 - 1939)

Born
11 March 1868
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England
Died
4 October 1939
Toorak, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Motor manufacturer

Summary

William Howard H. Lewis ran a bicycle business in Melbourne from about 1890 to 1897. He then joined Harley Tarrant and together they made the first workable petrol-driven car in Australia in 1901. Tarrant's became a proprietary company in 1907, with Lewis as managing director and as chairman of directors from 1920.

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Rosanne Walker