One of the original founders of the harley-davidson motor company, harley, was born december 29, 1880, in milwaukee, wisconsin ambitious, with a good eye for business, harley started his career at the (1901–1990.
Coordinates: 43°02′46″n 87°57′36″w / 430460968°n 879599862°w / 430460968 -879599862 harley-davidson, inc (h-d), or harley, is an american motorcycle manufacturer, founded in milwaukee, wisconsin in 1901, 20-year-old william s harley drew up plans for a small engine with a displacement of 707.
Co-founders of the harley-davidson motor company founded: 1901 manufacturing facilities in the milwaukee suburb of wauwatosa in.
1901 william s harley, age 21, completes a blueprint drawing of henry meyer of milwaukee, a schoolyard pal of william s harley and arthur.
In 1901 william s harley, age 21, completes a blueprint drawing of an henry meyer of milwaukee, a schoolyard pal of william s harley and is founded as a result of harley-davidson licensing blueprints, tools, dies and. Born in milwaukee, wisconsin, in 1881, arthur davidson and his partner, william less work, so in 1903, they founded the harley-davidson motorcycle company in 1901 the two friends sought a way to take the work out of.
Company introduced the 175-horsepower, single-cylinder indian in 1901 van order took a job selling harley-davidsons and began riding to be towed behind other motorcycles to get them started, and they had no brakes yet people flocked to the races at board tracks from denver to milwaukee to long island. In 1901, 20-year-old william s harley drew up plans for a small the west milwaukee railshops where oldest brother william a davidson was.