Thursday 12th January 1922
The last Scripps-Booth was produced. The company was founded by artist and engineer James Scripps Booth (of the Scrippspublishing family), who also built the Bi-Autogo. Scripps-Booth company produced vehicles intended for the luxury market. In 1916 they consolidated with the Sterling Motor Company to become the Scripps-Booth Corporation.By this time Scripps-Booth had been purchased by Chevrolet whose founder William C. Durant was also the founding president of Sterling Motor Company. General Motors discontinued the brand name in 1923.