George W. Korn Razor Manufacturing Co.

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Name George W. Korn Razor Manufacturing Co.
Location Little Valley, New York, U.S.A.
Dates of Operation 1900 - 1925
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Owners George William Korn
George William Korn was born in Breslau, Germany, May 22, 1846. He immigrated to the US about 1880, and went to work for the cutlery jobbing of Alfred Field.
He invented and patented an automatic opening knife in 1883, and in 1884, a rocking bolster switchblade. In 1900, he formed the George W. Korn Razor Manufacturing Company in Little Valley, New York.
E.E. Kelley was a minority partner.
The razor factory made razors for many different firms, including Case Brothers, W.R. Case & Son, W.R. Case & Sons, Cattaraugus Cutlery, and Sears, Roebuck & Company.
G.W. Korn died on June 7, 1919. E.E. Kelley became president. They continued until 1925 when they went into receivership.