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Kelly Axe and Tool Company


1849

William C. Kelly was born

Other events that happened on or around 1849

1874

William C. Kelly began making axes in Kentucky

Other events that happened on or around 1874

Jun 30, 1904

Kelly Axe acquired a site on Patrick Street, Charleston

1905

The manufacture of scythes began at Kelly Axe and Tool Company

1910

Reported most of the Kelly Axe Company's grinders were natives of Poland or Russia

Other events that happened on or around 1910

1930

Kelly Axe became part of American Fork and Hoe Company

1933

William C. Kelly died

Other events that happened on or around 1933

1949

Kelly Axe and Tool Company changed its name to True Temper

Other events that happened on or around 1949

May 28, 1982

True Temper (former Kelly Axe) closed


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