Hogg family.

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Family of William James Hogg, a pioneer in the carpet business, and member of a family who first introduced the industry to the U.S. Originally from Philadelphia, Hogg moved to Worcester, Mass., 1879 and for a 50 year period was one of the best known figures in Worcester's industrial life. In 1879 William and his father bought Crompton Carpet Co., and changed its name to Worcester Carpet Company. In 1882 he bought out his father's interest and became sole owner. During the turn of the century, the company was sold.

From the description of Papers, 1879-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971143

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creatorOf Hogg family. Papers, 1879-1931. Worcester Historical Museum
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associatedWith Crompton Carpet Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Hogg, Frances. person
correspondedWith Hogg, Helen Madeline person
associatedWith Hogg, William James, 1851-1929. person
associatedWith Worcester Carpet Company. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rug and carpet industry
Machinery industry
Textile machinery industry


Active 1879

Active 1931

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