1965 A.B. Moler

A.B. Moler



1893 - Founded the first barber school in the United States, in Chicago, Ill.

1893 - Wrote the first textbook on the subject of barbering: The Moler Manual of Barbering.

1899 - Franchised the first Moler Barber College in St. Louis, Mo., and a second franchise in Des Moines, Iowa. Wrote the following books: The Barbers Manual (1920), The Manual of Beauty Culture (1922), Ambition or Just Plain Laziness (1930), The Manual of Cosmetology (1947), The Barber Manual (1951), and The Manual of Cosmetology (Revised 1956).

1965 - Elected to the Barber Hall of Fame.


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