Chauffeur for New York broker Edward Russell Thomas
Nationality: United States
In the early 1900s, Hawley was the chauffeur for Edward Russell (E.R.) Thomas. E.R. Thomas was a prominent New York broker, not to be confused with automobile manufacturer E.R. (Edwin Russell) Thomas of Buffalo.
Jul 27 2016
Professor Pau Medrano Bigas, Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Barcelona, has forwarded several articles on William K. Vanderbilt Jr. and the Vanderbilt Cup Races from the Italian magazine La Stampa Sportiva published from 1902 to 1910.
Sep 12 2015
King Rose Archives posted this four-minute film of the 1905 Ormond Daytona Beach Automobile Races including a segment with William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. competing in his 1905 Mercedes.
Dec 12 2011
Eighteen racers participated in the first Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 8, 1904. Photos of 17 of the 18 entrants at the Westbury starting line on Jericho Turnpike are shown here for the first time. The #10 Fiat arrived late at the starting line and began with a running start.
Aug 01 2010
Links to posts related to the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race (Updated: December 31, 2011):
Mar 27 2010
Christine, your great-great-grandfather Edward Hawley was one of the 18 drivers who participated in the first Vanderbilt Cup Race on October 8, 1904. I hope you enjoy the following research and photos: