Profiles of African-American Success: Frederick D. Patterson
by Bayer Mack
Frederick Douglas Patterson (born 1871- died 1932) was an American entrepreneur, the first African American to manufacture cars, and known for the Greenfield-Patterson automobile of 1915, built in Ohio. He later converted his business to the Greenfield Bus Body Company.
Full story at: https://www.biography.com/people/frederick-patterson-031416
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