How much do you remember about the NTDRA's colorful past? Test your memory with the following quiz. 1) What was the name of the National Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association when it was founded in 1921?
2) How many names has the association carried in 75 years?
3) What was it called before becoming the National Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association in 1955?
4) Who was its first president?
5) Where was its first convention?
6) When was the ``Tire Dealers' Bill of Rights' published?
7) Who served as both president and general manager?
8) When did the association sue major tire makers?
9) Who served the longest time as NTDRA's chief administrative officer?
10) What city hosted the largest NTDRA convention ever?
11) In what year was the association's former ``Tires Building'' opened in Washington?
12) What was the NTDRA's greatest legislative victory?
13) In what city did the NTDRA mark its 50th anniversary by lighting sparklers, setting off the building's smoke alarms?
14) What famous U.S. antitrust law largely grew out of association opposition to unfair tire pricing?
15) Who organized the Louisville Retreaders Conference after being barred from the NTDRA's 1957 convention?
1) National Tire Dealers Association.
2) Three, including the National Tire Dealers Association under which it was founded in 1921;
3) Thomas F. Whitehead;
5) National Association of Independent Tire Dealers;
6) The 1992 convention in Las Vegas;
7) George J. Burger, president 1923-'24, general manager 1935-'38;
9) The late W.W. ``Bill'' Marsh, from 1949 to retirement in 1977;
10) Las Vegas in 1970 when more than 12,000 turned out.
11) Built in 1960. Sold 1983;
12) Eliminating the excise tax on tread rubber in 1984;
13) Atlantic City, N.J., in 1970;
14) Robinson-Patman Act, 1935;
15) George R. Edwards.