FLOR500 Garden 319 Hoyle Pounds, Businessman (1893–1981) Hoyle Pounds owned and operated The Pounds Motor Company, a successful Ford dealership in the 1920s. Pounds expanded his business by dealing agricultural equipment including tractors and grove equipment. Noting the damage the metal tires created to local roads, Pounds was granted a patent to create a rubber tire for tractors. He was inducted into the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame for developing improvements to the citrus industry.
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Hoyle Pounds, Businessman 

(1893–1981)

Hoyle Pounds owned and operated The Pounds Motor Company, a successful Ford dealership in the 1920s. Pounds expanded his business by dealing agricultural equipment including tractors and grove equipment. Noting the damage the metal tires created to local roads, Pounds was granted a patent to create a rubber tire for tractors. He was inducted into the Florida Agriculture Hall of Fame for developing improvements to the citrus industry. 





 




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