William H. Davidson (motorcycle racer)
|William Herbert Davidson|
|Born||September 2, 1905|
|Died||May 18, 1992
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison|
|Occupation||President of Harley-Davidson, 1942–1971|
|Relatives||William A. Davidson, father
Willie G. Davidson, son
William Herbert Davidson (September 2, 1905 – May 18, 1992, Elm Grove, Wisconsin) was president of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles from 1942 to 1971. His father, William A. Davidson, was one of the company founders and his son Willie G. Davidson was a company vice-president.
In 1930 he won the AMA National Enduro Champion title.
- Davidson, Jean (Jun 1, 2003). "Davidson Clan Family Tree". Growing Up Harley-Davidson: Memoirs of a Motorcycle Dynasty. Voyageur Press. pp. 16–17. ISBN 0-8965-8569-7. Retrieved 2012-08-01.
- Parks, Dan (20 May 1992), "Former Harley President Davidson dies", Milwaukee Sentinel: 5A
- "WILLIAM DAVIDSON, MOTORCYCLE MAKER: Harley-Davidson Vice President and a Veteran in His Field Dead in Milwaukee; INVENTED MACHINE IN 1903; One of 3 Brothers Who Joined a Chum in Enterprise That Started in Small Shed", The New York Times, April 22, 1937
- William H. Davidson at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame