Harvey Firestone Biography

Harvey Firestone is best known for the development of automobile tire manufacturing company, Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.


Harvey Firestone was born December 20, 1868 in Columbiana, Ohio. After working for an Ohio buggy company Firestone started his own business selling rubber tires for carriages. Firestone's tire business grew exponentially with the growth of the automobile industry and Henry Ford. Firestone, Ford, and Thomas Edison were members of the Millionaire's Club.


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