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Augustus Schultz
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Birth: 1823
Death: 1906
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

In 1858, Schultz invented the process of tanning skins with chromium sulfate. This method produces durable leather with a bluish tint. By 1884, Schultz had received a patent for this two-bath process and went into business with Robert H. Foerderer in Philadelphia. Foerderer's self-titled leather manufacturing company became very successful due to Schultz's invention, and the chrome tanning process is still in use today. 
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section F, Lot 148
 
Created by: Stephen
Record added: Jul 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73297048
Augustus Schultz
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