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 Who invented the Converse gym shoe?

Answer 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 »
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When was Converse invented?

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 »
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Who invented the tap shoe?

In the 1910s, vaudeville dancers invented the first tap shoes by adding metal plates to the soles of leather shoes. Tap dancers before that time used wooden-soled shoes. The first tap dancers used... Read More »
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Who invented shoe laces?

Shoe laces have been around since 2000 B.C. The ancient Greeks wore shoes with rawhide lacing and the ancient Etruscans wore laced-up shoes. During the Elizabethan era, shoes were secured with stra... Read More »
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