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George Malvin Holley

George Malvin Holley, American manufacturer executive. Awarded medal Metropole Cycling Club of New York for winning first Motorcycle Endurance Run, Boston to New York City, 1902; Charles Clifton Trophy as pioneer manufacturer automobile accessories; Frank Clifton trophy Automotive Hall of Fame.

Background

  • Holley, George Malvin was born on April 11, 1878 in Port Jervis, New York, United States. Son of Frank P. and Ada (Geraghty) Holley.

  • Education

    • Student Stevens School, Hoboken, New Jersey.

    Career

    • With Holley Carburetor Company, Detroit, since 1918, now chairman Pioneered numerous automotive items, automobiles, motorcycles, aviation, also airmail and air passenger transportation.

    Membership

    Clubs: Lake Placid (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Margery Corliss, December 4, 1909. Children: George Malvin, John C., Margery Holley Uihlein.
    • father: Frank P. Holley
    • mother: Ada (Geraghty) Holley
    • spouse: Margery Corliss
    • children: George Malvin Holley
    • John C. Holley
    • Margery Holley Uihlein Holley
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    Died June 27, 1963
    (aged 85)
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