Duryea Brothers

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J. Frank Duryea (right) with Charles Duryea

The Duryea brothers, Charles Duryea (December 15, 1861 – September 28, 1938) and J. Frank Duryea (October 8, 1869 – February 15, 1967) were early pioneers in the automobile industry. The brothers grew up in the town of Wyoming, Illinois. Together, they invented the first gasoline-powered automobile in America.[1]

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  1. ^ Flink, James (1990). The Automobile Idea. MIT Press. p. 5. ISBN 0262560550.