Chuck Taylor

Born: June 24, 1901
Converse traveling salesman whose name came to grace the classic, high-top canvas basketball sneakers known as “Chucks”

over 500 million pairs have been sold since 1917; he also ran clinics worldwide and edited Converse Basketball Yearbook (1922-68).

Died: June 23, 1969

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