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Poineer Bicycle Maker Succumbs After Financial Reverses. Made Fortune in Manufacture of Wheels, but Auto Business Had Been in Difficulties Since Panic.
The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Author: Special to The Washington Post.
Date: Aug 11, 1909
Start Page: 3
Pages: 1

Cohasset, Mass., Aug. 10. -- Col. Albert A. Pope, known as the father of bicycles in this country, and still more recently as one of the leading automobile manufacturers of the world, died at his summer home, Lindermere-by-the-Sea, late this afternoon. For more than a year Col. Pope had been in rather poor health, during the troubles of his bicycle and automobile enterprises, which were forced into the hands of a receiver not long after the panic.

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