John DeLorean

Born Jan 6, 1925

John Zachary DeLorean was an American engineer and executive in the U.S. automobile industry, most notably with General Motors, and founder of the DeLorean Motor Company. He was best known for developing the Pontiac GTO muscle car, the Pontiac Firebird, Pontiac Grand Prix, and the DeLorean DMC-12 sports car, which was later featured in the 1985 film Back to the Future, and for his high profile 1982 arrest on charges of drug trafficking.… Read More

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1925 Birth John Zachary DeLorean was born on January 6, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, the eldest of four sons of Zachary and Kathryn Pribak DeLorean. … Read More


2005 80 Years Old Although John DeLorean was not involved in the business, its vice president James Epsey spoke with him on the phone once a month, the last time being two days before his death in March 2005. … Read More
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