Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred Pritchard Sloan (1875-1966) became President of General Motors on May 10, 1923, and Chairman of the Board in 1937, running the company until 1956.

Sloan (center) with Edsel Ford (left) and William Chrysler (right), outside the U.S. Senate in April 1932. The three industry leaders were in Washington, D.C., to testify against a proposed auto tax before a Senate Committee.

Images from the Collections of The Henry Ford. 1) P.O.5056

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