People outside Wisconsin are frequently surprised to learn the significant companies founded and still based in Wisconsin. One of the most important is Harley-Davidson, still the world's premiere motorcycle maker.
William Harley and brothers
William, Walter, and Arthur Davidson opened their first factory in Milwaukee in 1906, at a spot that remains their corporate headquarters today.
I love the fact that their New York Stock Exchange Code is HOG.
Harley Davidson certainly shows the strength and vitality of industry in Wisconsin. It's a place uniquely rich in natural resources, as well as gifted with a skilled and educated workforce. I will be featuring a number of other corporations that exemplify the same.
Massey was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He has his doctorate
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Biblical Hebrew, with a
minor in Arabic. After 9/11, he served as an Arabic linguist at the NSA.
He is currently a Latin teacher at a public high school in New Jersey.
Keith is the author of Intermediate Arabic for Dummies.
His fiction novels follow the adventures of Andrew Valquist, roughly
patterned after himself--a man born and raised in Wisconsin who gets
pulled into the world of international intrigue.
Keith's novels are A Place of Brightness, Amor Vincit Omnia: An Andrew Valquist Adventure, Next Stop: Spanish, and In Saecula Saeculorum.