Robert Hemingray

Worked at Phillips & Company in Pittsburgh Prior to the 1845 Fire

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Glass Review

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
vol. 57, no. 44, p. 10, col. 2


GLASS INDUSTRY

FACTS & ODDITIES

Compiled From the Files of

AMERICAN GLASS REVIEW


One of those driven out of Pittsburgh in the great fire of 1845 was Robert Hemingray. He was with the glassware firm of Phillips & Co., which was burned. Mr. Hemingray went to Covington, Ky., and there in 1847 started the Hemingray Glass Co., which later had its plant at Muncie, Ind. Mr. Hemingray died in Covington, in 1898 at the age of 80 years.

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Keywords:Hemingray : Pittsburgh : Phillips
Researcher notes:1. Ralph Gray and Robert Hemingray began making glass under the name of the Gray & Hemingray Glass Works in 1848 at Cincinnati, Ohio. The company underwent several name adjustments before becoming the Hemingray Glass Company in 1870. 2. Robert Hemingray was born in Pennsylvania in 1820.
Supplemental information:Robert Hemingray - Death: Articles: 100, 102, 103, 105, 186, 266, 1328, 1330, 1331, 1333, 1340, 3907, 3911, 4582, 4603, 4604, 6835 Robert Hemingray - Pittsburgh - Phillips Glass Works: Articles: 1330, 1718, 4604
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:February 3, 2005 by: Glenn Drummond;