Bissell, M.R.

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Bissell, M.R.

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M.R. Bissell was born on 7 April 1882 in Grand Rapids. His father (M.R. Sr.) invented the Bissell Carpet Sweeper. The Bissell Carpet Sweeper Company was established in 1883. When Mr. Bissell's father died prematurely, his mother took his place running the business. M. R. Bissell, Jr. attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York for two years but did not graduate. He returned to Grand Rapids to run the business, and became a member of the Kent Country Club, the Peninsular Club, and the University Club. He died December 20, 1972.

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1971

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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

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RHC-23_9-10Bissell

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eng

Date

2017-04-21

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Bissell, M.R., “Bissell, M.R.,” Digital Collections, accessed October 21, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/22659.
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