Anna Sutherland Bissell

(1846 – 1934) Anna Sutherland Bissell was a successful businesswoman in an age when the manufacturing business was considered a field for men only. At 19, she married Melville Bissell and became a joint partner in their crockery and china business. When he invented the carpet sweeper in 1876, Anna Bissell became a salesperson traveling … Continue reading Anna Sutherland Bissell