Tom Ganley, northeast Ohio auto group founder, dies at 73, Akron Beacon Journal reports

Posted at 10:22 AM, Aug 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-25 11:18:27-04

Tom Ganley, the man who built the business that would become Ganley Automotive Group, has died at age 73, according to the Akron Beacon Journal.

ABJ reported Ganley died Wednesday night at Cleveland Clinic.

Ganley started selling cars while he was a Bedford high school student, according to the ABJ. He bought his first dealership in 1968 and it grew into Ganley Automotive Group, made up of of 37 dealerships. He also ran for United States Senate and Congress.

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