WILLIAM HOOVER Biography - Bussiness people and enterpreneurs


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Name: William Henry Hoover                                                       
Born: 1849 Ohio, USA.                                                             
Died: 1932                                                                       
William Henry Hoover was an Industrialist, born in Ohio, USA on 1849.             
After running a tannery business (1870-1907),                                     
he bought the patent of a light-weight electric cleaning machine from a janitor, 
James Murray Spangler, and formed the Electric Suction Sweeper Co in 1908 to     
manufacture and market it throughout the world. The company was renamed Hoover   
in 1910 and his name became ubiquitously attached to vacuum cleaners.             
Hoover died on 1932 (age 83)