Edward V. Hartford

Edward V. Hartford

Born May 28, 1870

Edward Vassallo Hartford was the Founder and President of the Hartford Suspension Company who perfected the automobile shock absorber. The middle son of A&P owner George Huntington Hartford and Marie Josephine Ludium, Edward was the only son not involved in day-to-day operations of the food chain.… Read More

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1870 Birth Born in 1870.


1901 31 Years Old In 1901, Hartford married Henrietta Guerard Pollitzer (1881–1948), a socialite whose mother was descendant from an old Charleston, South Carolina family. … Read More
1904 34 Years Old …  In 1904, he established the Hartford Suspension Company and located the firm on Hudson Street in New York City. … Read More


1910 40 Years Old In 1910, he received a patent for an electric starter and the next year for an electric brake.


1920 50 Years Old In 1920, he received a patent for a "scientific putter". … Read More
1922 52 Years Old Died in 1922.
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