Elmer Winter

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Birthday
6, 1912
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 22, 2009 (97)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1912
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 22, 2009 (97)

About

Co-founder of the Manpower temp agency that became a worldwide organization.

Before Fame

He along with his brother-in-law and a law partner were on a tight deadline in 1948 to file a brief and found themselves sorely in need of immediate secretarial help.

Trivia

He and his two partners pooled $7,000 to open a temp agency in Milwaukee that despite its name hired mostly women at first.

Family Life

He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with his family operating a small clothing store.

Associated With

He and Chris Gardner were both Wisconsin-born entrepreneurs.