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date: 27 February 2021

DeLorean, John Zacharylocked

(1925–2005)
  • Richard Davenport-Hines

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DeLorean, John Zachary (1925–2005), motor car manufacturer, was born on 6 January 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, USA, the eldest of four sons of Zachary DeLorean, a Romanian-born foundry worker in the Ford motor car works, and his wife, Kathryn, née Pribak, a factory worker of Austro-Hungarian antecedents. His father was a violent alcoholic whose family suffered many deprivations and terrors. ...

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