After World War II, with the great need for transportation, many
newcomers entered the automobile industry looking for success. Henry J.
Kaiser, a shipbuilder during the war, was looking forward to the postwar
period. He anticipated the needs for house, medical care, and
automobiles. Along with a beneficial health care plan and an expansion
in the manufacturing of materials for houses, Kaiser ambitiously began
to build automobiles, creating Kaiser-Frazer Corporation with his
partner, Joseph W. Frazer, the former CEO of the Graham-Paige