Charles W. Nash

Charles W. Nash

This Queen Anne style house built circa 1890, was owned by automotive pioneer Charles W. Nash (1864-1948). Born in Illinois, Nash worked on area farms before forming a successful hay processing firm, "Adams and Nash," in 1882. He was hired by the Flint Road Cart Company as a cushion stuffer at $1.00 a day in 1890. He later became general-manager and vice president of the Durant-Dort Carriage Company, general-manager of the Buick Motors Company (1910) and president of Buick and the General Motors Corporation (1912). In 1916 he formed the Nash Motor Company.
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Registered Site L1397
Erected 1988

Location: 307 Mason Street
Flint, Genesee County

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Latitude: 43.017202, Longitude: -83.696193

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