- Walter Percy,1875–1940, U.S. automobile manufacturer.
Examples from the Web for chrysler
By the time Fiat took over Chrysler in 2009 Jeep was a seriously neglected asset.Nationalism on Four Wheels
October 18, 2014
That list includes apartment complexes, the Chrysler Group, real estate agencies, a laundromat and even a cemetery.Detroit Shuts Off Water to Residents but Not to Businesses Who Owe Millions
Mary M. Chapman
July 26, 2014
The 1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt was produced in five different colors during its prototype tour, and the cars were later sold.Dreaming Up the Cars of the Future
July 10, 2014
Built in 1889, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world until the Chrysler Building in New York caught up in 1930.Discovering The Charms Of La France Profonde
June 9, 2014
Is Pat Roberts aware that Dodge City has a fine Chrysler dealership?There's No Place Like Home For Kansas Senator Pat Roberts
May 12, 2014
It stands upon the site of the Chrysler Building that towered here—until one of the flying torpedoes came over to hunt it out.
A little beyond that the sharp spire of the Chrysler building rose skyward.Janet Hardy in Radio City
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Word Origin and History for chrysler
U.S. automobile corporation, organized 1925 as Chrysler Corporation by Walter P. Chrysler (1875-1940) out of the old Maxwell Motor Co. (Maxwell produced a car named Chrysler in 1924). The name is a spelling variant of German Kreisler, perhaps related to kreisel "spinning top," but the sense connection is unclear.