On November 6, 1928, Colonel Jacob Schick patented the first electric razor.
Col. Jacob Schick (September 16, 1877 – July 3, 1937) was an American inventor and entrepreneur who patented the first electric razor and started the Schick Dry Shaver, Inc. razor company. Schick became a Canadian citizen in 1935 to avoid an investigation by the Joint Congressional Committee on Tax Evasion & Avoidance after he moved most of his wealth to a series of holding companies in the Bahamas.
Publication number: US1690133 A
Patent Title: Shaving implement
Publication type: Grant
Publication date: 6 Nov 1928
Filing date: 24 Mar 1927
Priority date: 24 Mar 1927
Inventors: Jacob Schick
Original Assignee: Jacob Schick