Thu, 25 August 2016
Doug Pray is the President of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Company in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. There they supply the world with parts for the iconic marques as well as restoring Auburns and Cords. It’s a company his father purchased in 1960, moving it from Auburn, Indiana in to an abandoned pickle factory in Oklahoma. Doug worked in his father’s business when he was 14 in the 60s and stayed until the company closed in 1981. Being an entrepreneur Doug brought it back to life. He has drilled oil wells, owned a drive-in restaurant, started a chrome plating business, ran a successful business restoring, exhibiting, and selling antique gas pumps. In 1997 Doug made a u-turn and became a Chiropractor starting a successful clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma.