|Birth Day:||November 24, 1941|
|Birth Place:||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
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In 1959, Chambers was out of school and looking for a purpose in life, so he ended up joining the United States Navy as an aviation electrician. After four years in the service and acquiring the rank of Petty Officer Second Class - E-5, he returned home and started working at a South End bar that was owned by his mother. He worked for two months before being fired by his mother due to a scheduling mix-up.
In 1983, Chambers sold the A-Copy business to Alco Standard Corporation for a reported $80 million and he continued to work with the company for another two years.
Chambers started his automotive business after purchasing an Oldsmobile-Cadillac dealership in New London, Connecticut in 1985. His decision to purchase the business was based on his own poor buying experience at the dealership. As Chambers improved the operations of this first car dealership, he started the Herb Chambers Companies.
In 2007, The Boston Globe carried an article and photo gallery highlighting Chambers' car collection. His collection of rare automobiles includes the McLaren F1, Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, Ferrari Daytona Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari coupe, Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari Daytona Coupe, 2006 Ford GT, 2008 Bugatti Veyron, Porsche 959 Supercar, 2006 Porsche Carrera GT, 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder, 2019 Ford GT Carbon Series, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz Convertible, Ford Model B (1932) and a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL that was raced in the 1983 Cannonball Run.
In May 2016, Chambers was awarded an honorary doctorate in business administration from University of New Haven.
In 2016, Chambers helped to lead the effort to bring the Boston Police Department's mounted police unit back after it was disbanded in 2009 due to budget cuts. He was willing to donate $100,000 of the $1.5 million needed with the remaining funds would hopefully come from corporate support and city funding.
In May 2017, Chambers was awarded the New England Motor Press Association Executive of the Year Award for his outstanding contributions to the automotive industry.
In August 2017, Chambers sold his 1995 McLaren F1 for a record $15.62 million at a Bonhams car auction held in Carmel, California.
Currently, Herb Chambers is 80 years, 8 months and 15 days old. Herb Chambers will celebrate 81st birthday on a Thursday 24th of November 2022. Below we countdown to Herb Chambers upcoming birthday.