Clerou Tire Co. Inc.
May 27th, 2014
Profile appeared in our 29-1 Issue – April 2012
There is no retirement in sight for the Clerou family—whose local business now has a third generation at the forefront. Louis Clerou began the legacy that is Clerou Tire Co. Inc. on 17th and K streets in 1942. After serving in World War II and the Korean War (leaving the Marine Corps as a colonel) Clerou’s younger brother, Joseph, became a partner in 1958. This was a union that would have a long-lasting effect on not only their family, but on the local community, as well.
The company has seen some changes throughout their ...