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Cooper's Underwear Company

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Re: Cooper's Underwear Company

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You can try this site.

www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Jockey-Internation...

If you use copy and paste it brings you to the site.

This is the Jockey International Inc. history.

It gives a complete history of the company.

Key Dates:

1876: Samuel T. Cooper purchases six hand-operated knitting machines and with his sons founds S.T. Cooper & Sons, a hosiery manufacturer located in Ludington, Michigan.

c. 1900: Company relocates to Kenosha, Wisconsin, and changes its name to Cooper's Underwear Company.

1929: The Jockey brand is first used for a one-piece garment called the 'Jockey Singleton.'

1971: Harry Wolf, a company consultant, purchases Cooper's.

1978: Wolf dies and ownership passes to his three children; Donna Wolf Steigerwaldt holds controlling interest and becomes chair and CEO.

1993: Steigerwaldt buys out her sister's share to become sole owner of Jockey.

1995: Edward C. Emma is named president and COO.

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