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Linger Chair Factory


1887

Waitman T. Linger started making chairs at Beans Mill

Other events that happened on or around 1887

1928

Waitman Linger relocated his family-run chair business to the French Creek

Other events that happened on or around 1928

1950

The Linger chair factory moved to Rock Cave

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1969

James G. Linger sold the Linger Chair factory to the Upshur County Chair and Craft Cooperative

Other events that happened on or around 1969

1971

Ownership of the Linger Chair Factory went back to James G. Linger

Other events that happened on or around 1971

1981

Richard Virship stopped making chairs and put the Linger Chair Factory up for sale

Other events that happened on or around 1981

1998

Lonnie Bender purchased the Linger Chair Factory

Other events that happened on or around 1998


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