Brushes With Fame
Kittitas County’s Celebrity Connections
Kittitas County boasts a wealth of people with name recognition across the region, the country and in some cases the world. Here are just a few.
Sherwood Harry EgbertFormer President of the Studebaker-Packard Corporation
Sherwood Harry Egbert (1920–1969) was born in Easton. He is a former U.S. Marine who served as president of the Studebaker-Packard Corporation and Studebaker Corporation from 1961 to 1963. Egbert kicked off production of the Avanti, based on a Lark chassis and a drive train with fiberglass bodywork. The company built 1,200 of them. (Photo of 1963 Studebaker Avanti by Christopher Ziemnowicz.)
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