January 5, 1855 - July 9, 1932
The American inventor, King Gillette, introduced the safety razor to the market on September 28, 1901.
Gillette was part of a broad socialist movement in the USA in the 1890s, who wanted to use the profits from his safety razor to finance his beliefs in a new socialist system.
Raised: June, 1901
Demitted: January, 1904
Adelphi Lodge, Quincy, Massachusetts
Affiliated: April, 1909
Columbian Lodge, Boston