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The Champion Spark Plug Company was founded on June 10, 1905 by Albert Champion and brothers Spencer U. and Frank D. Stranahan in Boston, Massachusetts. Its industry was spark plugs and its headquarters were in Boston, Massachusetts (1905-1910) and Toledo, Ohio (1910-1998). It was acquired by Cooper Industries in 1989. In 1998, it was acquired by the Federal-Mogul Corporation who continues to market the "Champion" brand.

ADDRESSES

  • 609 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH. (1910)
  • 112 Upton Avenue, Toledo, OH. (1914)
  • 2107 Upton Avenue, Toledo, OH. (1915)

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SUBSIDIARIES

  • Champion Spark Plug Company of Canada, Ltd. (Windsor, Ontario)

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COMPANY NAMES

  • Albert Champion Company (1905-1910)
    • referred to as Champion Company in a 1910 advertisement
  • Champion Spark Plug Company (1910-1998)

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