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Featured Inductee

Philip Handel (Historical Persons)

1866 – 1914

Philip Julius Handel was born in Meriden in 1866. At the age of 14, he left school for a career in manufacturing and business. He started off as an apprentice at the Meriden Britannia Company which manufactured britanniaware and silverware. Shortly after, he was employed by the Meriden Flint Glass Company where he worked for five years, learning valuable skills of decorating, design, and working with glass. While working at the Meriden Flint Glass Company, he met Adolph ...

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