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De Cormier Nissan

George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II began. They moved to Connecticut where George worked as an Engineering Director for Pratt and Whitney in East Hartford. 

In late 1945, George decided he wanted to open his own business and be his own boss. His idea was to purchase older vehicles, repair them, and sell them for profit. This idea would become "De Cormier Motor Sales.”
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