Fritz handle became as a fifth child of his parents, the teacher Johann Jost handle and his Mrs. Johanette, geb. Recently, born. With seventeen years it pulled after Elberfeld, where it began training in a color and a paint factory. Seiner Beendigung Lehre BRI zum Prokuristen του ER Dort arbeitete sich nach hoch.
1874, at the age of 26 years, became handle partner of the chemical and color wholesale business “handle and Strebel”. To 26. September 1876 created that at that time 28-Jährige together with the owners of the Rheini water glass factory “Scheffen and thick” the detergent factory “handle and Cie” in Aachen. After separating Scheffen and thick handle took the exclusive responsibility for the company.
Two years after the establishment it shifted the company headquarters after Duesseldorf, where it rented a empty-standing Seifenfabrik. 1880 finally began the construction work for a new business building in Duesseldorf Flingern. The enterprise gained a conversion of over a million Mark under its line 1899. Handle shifted the company headquarters 1899 after Duesseldorf getting living, where to end 1900 four building complexes developed.
On the occasion of his 50-jährigen of buyer anniversary 1915 Fritz handle donated the “relief fund for workers and employees”; 1918 to its 70. Birthday followed the “age and survivor supply of the employees” (pension fund).
In the year 1928 he became honour citizen of Duesseldorf. At the 1. March 1930 died Kommerzienrat Fritz handle at the age of 81 years. His youngest son Dr. Hugo handle took over the exclusive management.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German entrepreneurs and founder of the handle company|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20. March 1848|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Vöhl|
|DYING DATE||1. March 1930|