Brother King Gillette
January 5th 1855 – July 9th 1932
Adelphi Lodge, Quincy, Massachusetts
Later Columbian Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts
American businessman.He invented a best selling version of the safety razor. Several models were in existence before Gillette’s design. Gillette’s innovation was the thin, inexpensive, disposable blade of stamped steel.
Gillette founded the American Safety Razor Company on September 28, 1901 (changing the company’s name to Gillette Safety Razor Company in July 1902).