Brownie Mae <I>Humphrey</I> Wise

Brownie Mae Humphrey Wise

Buford, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
Death 24 Sep 1992 (aged 79)
Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA
Burial Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 8739791 · View Source
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Marketing innovator. First woman featured on the cover of Business Week. Author of motivational articles on positive thinking, many of which were published in a 1957 book entitled Best Wishes (Orlando: Podium Publishing Company). Refined the home party method of selling houseware products which resulted in great success for the Tupperware line of plastic containers. Brownie Wise was the head of Tupperware Home Parties, Inc. from 1951 to 1958 until she was dismissed by Earl Silas Tupper (1907-1983). Divorced from Robert Wise in 1941.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Brownie Mae Humphrey Wise (25 May 1913–24 Sep 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8739791, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by GravesScribe (contributor 46481285) .