Fresno auto show icon and hot rod legend Michael “Blackie” Gejeian, who celebrated his 90th birthday in June, has died. Mr. Gejeian started the world-famous Fresno Autorama Show in 1958, and it came to be billed as one of the largest custom auto shows in North America. www.fresnobee.com
Fresno auto show icon and hot rod legend Michael “Blackie” Gejeian, who celebrated his 90th birthday in June, has died. Mr. Gejeian started the world-famous Fresno Autorama Show in 1958, and it came to be billed as one of the largest custom auto shows in North America. www.fresnobee.com JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
Fresno auto show icon and hot rod legend Michael “Blackie” Gejeian, who celebrated his 90th birthday in June, has died. Mr. Gejeian started the world-famous Fresno Autorama Show in 1958, and it came to be billed as one of the largest custom auto shows in North America. www.fresnobee.com JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com

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