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Thomas Built Buses

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Perley A. Thomas began Thomas Built Buses, Inc. in High Point in 1916 as a maker of streetcars. In 1936, the company began building buses and today is the world's largest school bus manufacturer. In a typical year the company produces and sells between 9,000 and 10,000 units. John W. Thomas, Jr., grandson of the founder, is company president.
Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 3 Issue 10, Oct 1983, p47-48, por