Updated: Feb 15, 2022
I have collected names and makes of cars sold in Goderich over many years. I have tried to establish approximate dates and street locations etc.
Your new car is usually your second largest investment and many dealers, salespeople and customers, especially in the older days would establish long time friendships.
Jack W. McGee – Chrysler / Plymouth 1928-1929 – Hamilton Street
Wm. J. Clark – DeSoto – 1929, for a very short time.
Reg. McGee Garage – Plymouth/ DeSoto / Chrysler 1929-1933, and then Dodge / DeSoto 1933-1960 and then Dodge / Chrysler 1960-1962 (DeSoto was discontinued in 1960)
Goderich Chrysler - Plymouth – G. Plante & W. A. Craig – 1938-1939 Corner of Nelson & Victoria Streets
McMehen & Plante – 1940-1941 Chrysler / Plymouth Motor Sales - Corner of Nelson & Victoria Streets
W. J. Mills – Plymouth / Chrysler 1946-1971 – St. David Street ; Added Dodge in 1962 and was now located on Kingston Street.
Schutz Motor Sales – Plymouth – Chrysler, Kingston St. 1971-1980
Goderich Chrysler (Ed. Hagle) Full Chrysler Line including Jeep. 1983-1994, located on Huron Road
Goderich Chrysler-Jeep (Doug Spears) 1994 – 1998 – Located on Huron Road
Diamond Dodge (Harry Elie) 1999-2002 – Full line dealer located on Huron Road
Lake Huron Chrysler – Dodge Jeep (J. McDougall) 2011 – Present – Located 268 Bayfield Road