George McCaddon

McCaddon Oldsmobile Cadillac Buick GMC

Inducted in

2021

Denver native George McCaddon was born on September 11, 1920 to George Damen McCaddon and Gertrude Maxwell McCaddon. During World War II, he served as a pilot and captain in the United States Army Air Corp from 1942 - 1945.

His wife, Mary, to whom he married in 1943, also was a native of Denver.

George started his automotive career at Greenlease-O’Neill in Kansas City. He loved the business and actively pursued a franchise opportunity in Colorado. In 1958, he established the McCaddon Oldsmobile Cadillac Automobile dealership in Boulder. McCaddon (Motors Holding) is currently in only the third location since 1958, and all have been located in Boulder.

George McCaddon was Colorado’s nominee for the 1978 TIME Magazine Quality Dealer Award for his outstanding work as a dealer, as well as his valued contributions in the community. He was elected to multiple terms as director of the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association and served as its president in 1976.

His dealership received many awards over the years for service excellence and he was recognized personally within the Boulder community as an outstanding businessman. George was proud of his tenure on the CADA Board of Directors and being elected president. He felt it was a most rewarding and fulfilling time in his career.

George McCaddon