The History of Joshua Lionel Cowen and his company

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  • The founder of Lionel was born

    The founder of Lionel was born
    Lionel
    His name was Joshua Lionel Cohen and born in New York, New York.
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    The History of Joshua Lionel Cowen and his company

  • The company was maded.

    The company was maded.
    Joshua Lionel Cohen and Harry C. Grant founded the company and started to make toy trains.
  • The first train.

    The first train.
    The first train was named Electric Express. The Train was made up with a small motor on a model of a railroad flatcar on 30 inches of track. It was only storefront display.
  • Cowens best day.

    Cowens best day.
    Joshua Lionel Cohen got married to Cecelia Liberman.
  • The naming of the trains

    The naming of the trains
    Cowen was now calling his model trains "The Standard of the world".
  • The last name charges.

    The last name charges.
    Joshua Lionel Cohen charges his last name from Cohen to Cowens.
  • The new name

    The new name
    The company was renamed from "Lionel manufacturing company" to "Lionel Corporation."
  • Stock are sold

    Stock are sold
    Joshua sold his stock of his company to his nephew,the infamous attorney,Roy Cohn paid $15 for each of his Lionel shares.
  • The Retirment

    The Retirment
    Joshua retired from Lionel Corporation which is very sad.
  • The new owner

    The new owner
    Roy Cohn sold all his stocks for $5.25 and then Neil Young buy the whole company.
  • The pasting

    The pasting
    Joshua Lionel Cowen pasted a way in Palm Beach, Florida and he will be missed by all model railroader every where.
  • The buying of another toy train company

    The buying of another toy train company
    American Flyer Trains
    Lionel got American Flyer Trains that was a company that was another toy train company because it was going under. so they bought the company.