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George W Barber

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Parent(s)  George H. Barber

Name  George Barber
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Occupation  Business executive, philanthropist
Residence  Birmingham, Alabama, United States

George W. Barber (a.k.a. George Barber, Jr.) is an American businessman, real estate developer and philanthropist from Alabama.

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Early life

Barber's father, George H. Barber, founded Barber Dairies in the 1930s. It became the largest dairy company in Alabama. His father promoted the use of pasteurized milk in the United States.

Career

Barber was a racecar driver. Later, he was a real estate developer and served as the Chairman of Barber Dairies. In 1998, he sold the family business to Dean Foods. In 2003, he established the Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, near Birmingham.

Motorcycle collection

Barber started collecting motorcycles in the 1970s. It is "the world's largest collection of motorcycles," and it is in the Guinness Book of Records with more than 1400 motorcycles covering all timelines from vintage to modern. The collection is always growing. He was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2014.

References

George W. Barber Wikipedia


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