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Edward I. Scott

Scott Tissue Company

1879 - 1921

Wood, Paper & Forestry

pre-1900 b. 1846
male
Personal
Born-Died1846 - 1931
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
Era - pre-1900

Scott capitalized on the growth of in-home bathrooms by being one of the first to produce a product that would eventually replace old newspapers and catalogs which were typically used in outhouses. Scott was also the first to place the toilet tissue on a roll and the first to create a brand name for the product. Initially used by upscale hotels, Scott's toilet tissues soon became a household necessity.