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Lewis, William Howard Horatio (1868 - 1939)

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Born: 11 March 1868  Willenhall, Staffordshire, England.  Died: 4 October 1939  Toorak, Victoria, Australia.
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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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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