Lee A. Iacocca | 1924–2019
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Lee A. Iacocca | 1924-2019

Ford Motor Co. executives Lee Iacocca and Don Frey are shown with an early Mustang. They were instrumental figures in the company’s racing program of the 1960s.


Ford Motor Co. executives Donald Frey, left, and Lee Iacocca pose with a 1960 Falcon, left, and a 1965 Mustang in March 1965. Iacocca is the brainchild of the Mustang.

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President Reagan, second from left, meets with auto industry executives including Ford President Phillip Caldwell, center, and Chrysler President Lee Iacocca during a luncheon in the White House Cabinet room in Washington on Dec. 19, 1981. 

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Chrysler Corp. Chairman Lee Iacocca and Peggy Johnson attend a party in New York in September 1985. Iacocca married the New York advertising executive in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. 

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Lee Iacocca, founding chairman of the American Family Immigration History Center, speaks during opening ceremonies on April 17, 2001, at Ellis Island in New York. 

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Patricia Kennedy, from left, Lee Iacocca and California Gov. Gray Davis chat during the gala opening of Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2003.

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Lee Iacocca, founding chairman of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, speaks during the Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards on April 21, 2004, at the Ellis Island Museum in New York City.

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Business icon Lee Iacocca speaks after being honored at the Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum on Ellis Island on April 13, 2011, in New York.

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Chrysler Corp. Chairman Lee Iacocca discusses  quarterly earnings at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York on Feb. 2, 1989.

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