William F. Frede

BIO144-FREDE_WILLIAM_F, 5-14-1944.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

William F. Frede

Subject

William F. Frede
automobile dealer
farm implement business
Studebaker dealer
Chevrolet dealer
Bill Burns
Decatur Herald and Review
Decatur, IL
1944
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of William F. Frede (d. 12/24/1950), a Decatur automobile dealer. In 1891, Frede started a farm implement business. After buying his first automobile in 1910, Frede opened a Studebaker dealership. He took over the Chevrolet dealership in Shelby County in 1915, and opened his own Chevrolet dealership in Decatur in 1922. When Frede retired in 1947, his business was taken over by Bill Burns. This photo was used in the Decatur Herald and Review on May 14, 1944.

Creator

unknown

Source

Photo File: Biography - Frede, William F.

Publisher

Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

5/14/1944

Contributor

William F. Frede

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO144

Coverage

William F. Frede, biography, automobile dealer, Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5x4"

Citation

unknown , “William F. Frede,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 6, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2074.