Hertz History. The Hertz Corporation was founded in 1918 by Walter L. Jacobs. He started the business in Chicago, IL with 12 Ford Model T cars. Henry ‘Calvert’ Richardson — Henry Calvert Richardson, 76, of Georgetown, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Calvert was born in Willards, Md. on May 13, 1938, the only son of the late Howard and Etta Mae Richardson. Contacting Burger King…