In 1927, seven brothers who were partners in one of the most successful companies in the United States stood in a light rain at the groundbreaking of a new, bold building that would bear their name.
The name Fisher stood for quality and safety in the auto industry. The Fisher coach logo on the doorsill of millions of autos and the slogan Body by Fisher was a hallmark of reliability and American manufacturing and style for most of the last century.
Sons of a horse-drawn carriage maker in Norwalk, Ohio, the Fisher brothers rarely gave interviews and never drew attention to themselves or their families. Who were they? How did they create one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies? And what legacy did they leave behind?