Tupperware Pioneer

Tupperware Pioneer

This Thanksgiving, could you imagine your home life without the innovation of Tupperware? This company has been a part of the American household for over 75 years all because of the women led by mogul Brownie Wise. Beginnings During the beginning of Tupperware, it did not start off as a successful company. Many women saw this new product in the stores and were confused on […]

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Jessie Lee Wilder Thacker

Jessie Lee Wilder Thacker

Jess (as she was known) was the eldest of five children born to Augustus “Gus” Wilder and Freddie Leigh Jenning and was descended from Revolutionary War soldier William Wilder.  She was born in Brooksville, Florida on April 20, 1914 but the family soon moved to Clearwater. After high school in Clearwater, she received her A.B. in Economics at Florida State College for Women and taught commercial […]

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