David Dunbar Buick was best known for founding the Buick Motor Company. He was born in Green Street Arbroath, moving to Detroit, Michigan at the age of two when his parents emigrated to the United States.
A plaque place on a building close to where he was born reads:
"David Dunbar Buick - September 17, 1854 - March 5, 1929. American
motoring pioneer and founder of the Buick Motor Company of America.
David Dunbar Buick was born at 26 Green Street, Arbroath which lay
approximately 90 metres north of this, the only remaining building to show
the line of the original street. Sponsored by the Buick Motor Division of the
General Motors Corporation of America"