#ohioblackexpo Frederick Douglas Patterson was the first African American to manufacture cars. He was also the first African American on the Ohio State University football team. Patterson was an entrepreneur who lived from 1871 – 1932. He was known for the Greenfield-Patterson automobile of 1915, which was constructed in Ohio. Patterson later converted his business to the Greenfield Bus Body Company.
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