Roger Milliken's Cadillac up for auction in Upstate
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:30:57 GMT — SPARTANBURG, SC (AP/FOX Carolina) - Anyone who ever wanted to drive to work like a billionaire now has a chance, thanks to the estate of textile magnate Roger Milliken. The United Way of the Piedmont is holding bidding online through 4 p.m. Friday for Milliken's 2001 Cadillac DeVille.Milliken's family donated the car shortly after his death in December.The car has less than 20,000 miles on it. The family says Milliken only drove it to work at Milliken & Co. in Spartanburg and to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, where he served as chairman.According to company spokesman Richard Dillard, the car is a one-of-a-kind Cadillac with cloth seats that were specified by Roger Milliken.The car also has a bumper sticker that reads "Trees are the Answer" because Roger Milliken was a tree enthusiast.The Cadillac will be on display at the Milliken Duck Pond off I-585 on Thursday and Friday from 9am - 4pm. The winner will be announced on June 27.(This report courtesty The Associated Press, WHNS and FoxCarolina.com.)
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