Cadillac

The actual founder of Cadillac is Henry Ford (founder of Ford).

After Henry left the company, his financial backers tried to close down the company assets, but an engineer, Henry M.Leland persuaded them to continue the company instead. Soon, Cadillac was born.

The company name Cadillac was named after Henry M.Leland ancestor, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and the logo was inspired by the family coat of arms from Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac family.

La Mothe Cadillac family coat of arms

Cadillac Logo History

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