Chuck Taylor was a famous basketball player that later has become a salesman for the company. The first Chuck Taylors were used in 1918.
Check http://www.conversstore.net and go to the History Section you will see a timeline link at the bottom.
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What year did Converse introduce the hi tops?
A high-top is a type of shoe that reaches well above the ankle typically used in basketball. Converse produced their first high-top canvas and rubber shoe in 1917. They were called the Converse All Stars or the Chuck Taylor All Stars after the basketball player who promoted them. ...
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In which year has the first pair of chucks been sold?
The first pair of Chuck Taylor shoes was made in 1923, when Mr. Taylor's suggestions to improve the sporting shoe of Converse Shoes Chicago were adopted and his name was added to the product. Before Taylor got involved, the shoes were called "Converse All-Star" and dated back to the 1910s. ...
When did the converse shoes come out?
They were first produced in 1917 as the "All-Star," Converse's attempt to capture the basketball shoe market. The Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star is the most successful shoe in history, according to sources, over 750 million pairs had been sold worldwide by the year 2000. ...
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The History of Converse Shoes?
Converse shoes have been a huge part of American fashion. These shoes came on the scene when rock and roll was in its glory days. Statistics indicate that about 60% of Americans have owned a pair of converse shoes. In 1908, Marquis Converse began making this shoe. Previously he had worked in a shoe manufacturing plant, and he learned the trade of shoemaking during this time. In 1915, Mr. Converse started making shoes for tennis athletes. Next, in 1917, he produced the...
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What company was the first tennis shoe manufacturer?
Converse They are more than just shoes, nostalgia, or a fashion statement. The history of Converse shoes spans the history of 20th century America and the evolution of basketball. Converse shoes revolutionized the sport of basketball and witnessed the birth of rock and roll. Sixty percent of all American own or have owned at least one pair of Converse sneakers. In 1908, Marquis M. Converse, in his late 30's and previously a respected manager at a footwear manufacturing firm, opened the Converse...
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What year did Antonio Meucci invent the telephone?
Well, no year because he didn't invent it.
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How did all star converse start?
It was in 1908 that the Converse Rubber Corporation opened for business. At first the company only made galoshes and other work related rubber shoes on a seasonal basis. But eventually the company decided it was more efficient to keep their work force employed year round, and began making athletic shoes. With the popularity of basketball, the Converse Corporation saw the need to develop a shoe that people could wear while playing basketball. After lots of research and development, the very first...
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What year did granville woods invent the transmitter?
what year did Granville T. Woods invent the transmitter
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Who invented Converse?
i love coverse!!! TAKE YOUR TIME AND READ!!!! 1908 to Present More than shoes, Converse is a story of legends, heroes and innovators tied together by the love of sport. It's a script that spans nearly a hundred years - the ultimate highlight reel. When Marquis M. Converse opened the doors of the Converse Rubber Shoe Company in Malden, Mass., in 1908, he had no idea that he was really manufacturing an American icon. Throughout the 20th century, Converse delivered a consistent procession...
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In what year did Chuck Norris receive a black belt?
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What year did Robert Hooke invent his first microscope?
What year did Robert Hooke invent his first microscope
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What shoes did Julius Erving wear when he played for Philadelphia?
1976-1984 Converse Pro Leather (aka Converse Dr. J.) 1984-1986 Converse Startechs 1986-1987 Converse Dr. J. (final season, one year style) ...
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In what year were the Converse One Star released for sale to the general public?
The Converse One Star was released for sale to the general public in 1974. One Star converse is said to be a lot better than All Star converse because of its look and cheaper price. ...
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What year did Bill Gates invent the internet explorer?
He didn't invent the internet