William Henry Hoover


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Noun1.William Henry Hoover - United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)William Henry Hoover - United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
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In 1907, William Henry Hoover produced the first commercial bag-on-a-stick upright vacuum cleaner in Ohio, USA, after buying the patent from his wife's cousin, James Murray Spangler.
William Henry Hoover produced his first cleaner in the US in 1908.
He patented an electric suction sweeper in 1907 and sold the idea to industrialist William Henry Hoover.