Walter P. Chrysler portrait
|Born||Walter Percy Chrysler
April 2, 1875
Wamego, Kansas, U.S.
|Died||August 18, 1940
Kings Point, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Cerebral hemorrhage|
|Resting place||Sleepy Hollow Cemetery|
|Residence||Forker House, Kings Point, Long Island, New York|
|Alma mater||International Correspondence Schools in Scranton PA (presently Penn Foster Education)|
|Occupation||Machinist, manager, entrepreneur|
|Known for||Founding Chrysler Corporation|
|Board member of||Chrysler Corporation|
|Spouse(s)||Della Viola Forker
(died 1938 at age 58)
|Children||1) Thelma Irene (1902-1957)
2) Bernice Chrysler (1906-1979)
3) Walter Percy Jr. (1909-1988)
4) Jack Forker Chrysler (1912-1958)
|Parent(s)||Henry (Hank) Chrysler
Anna Maria Chrysler
Every new development, highway, railroad, steamship line, building operation, whether it be a drainage project in old Greece or a new water system in Peru, means an added use of the automobile.
I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.