Bill Sharpe

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Bill and a buddy with Bill's 1955 Chevrolet. Photo courtesy of Brad Sharpe.
Bill Sharpe's 1955 Chevrolet. Named "Dracula," Bill's Chevrolet was restyled in the late 1950s.
Bill's Tridents courtesy card. Bill was a founding member and the first President of the club.
Bill crowning "Miss Autorama" in 1961. The Tridents judged the competition, and the girls were chosen on how well they could present themselves to the public, their personality, and their appearance.
A newspaper article about member from the Tridents attending the 8th annual Youth Safety Run from Lynwood to San Jose. Bill Sharoe, Paul Rose and Dave Eppley drove one car, while Tom Hutson, Jim Wanke and Dale Lake drove the other.

Bill Sharpe of Lynwood, California. Bill was a founding member and the first President of the Tridents of Southern California car club.[1]

Bill sold his 1955 Chevrolet custom before he went into the Air Force. In the Air Force he worked on B-52 Bombers, and just before he got out after 4 years, he got doused with Jet fuel and it got in his blood stream. Bill died because of that. 32 years old, and way too young.[1]

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Bill Sharpe's 1955 Chevrolet


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