When was Converse invented?

Answer Marquise Converse opened his Converse Rubber Shoe Company in 1908 in Malden, Massachusetts. He invented the famed Converse All-Star Basketball shoe in 1917. In 1921, Chuck Taylor joined Converse an... Read More »

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When were Converse All Stars invented?

Marquis Mills Converse started the Converse rubber shoe company in 1908. During the start of basketball in 1918, Converse created the Converse All Star and partnered with an all-American high schoo... Read More »

Who invented the Converse gym shoe?

The Converse gym shoe was invented for use in the sport of tennis in 1915 by Marquis M. Converse, a former manager at a footwear manufacturing company. Two years later in 1917, Converse released th... Read More »

When did Converse come out?

The Converse company, originally called the Converse Rubber Co., was started in 1908 by founder Marquis Mills Converse. In the company's early years, Converse made both basketball shoes and car tir... Read More »

When did Marquis Mills Converse die?

Marquis Mills Converse, founder of the Converse shoe company, died in 1930 at the age of 69. Months before his death, he sold Converse to businessman Mitchell Kaufman, fifteen years after the compa... Read More »