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John Davidson John Davidson

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The younger son of William H. Davidson, John was born in 1935 and studied economics at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, graduating in 1957. He joined the Harley-Davidson Motor Company in 1960, working in marketing and sales under his uncle Walter. He became head of the division upon Walter's retirement in 1968. He was named president of The Motor Company in 1973, a post that he held until 1978. He became chairman of the board in 1978, where he remained until 1980. John Davidson remained a key figure in the company until it was bought back from AMF in 1981. At that time, John retired, and his older brother, Willie G., stayed on as the only familyt member to carry the Davidson name into the post-AMF era.

A.D. Farrow Co. Downtown Columbus
491 W. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43215
614.228.6353 II 1.800.231.8436
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Monday - Friday: 10am-7pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm
A.D. Farrow Co. Shop at NorthStar
7754 St. Rt. 37 E., Sunbury, OH 43074
740.965.9900 II 1.888.807.9901
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Centennial Park Harley-Davidson
12477 E. Broad St. SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
740.964.2205 II 1.800.798.3544
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Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4pm

On February 26th, 2012 A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson celebrated their 100th year in business. As America's oldest Harley Dealer, we invite you to view our pages of history also known as A.D. Farrow Co. Uncrated. There is also a special video from our dealer Principal Bob Althoff on what it means to be 100. Please enjoy A.D. Farrow Co. Uncrated.

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