Denison Vise Company

Grand Rapids, MI - This company was formed in the 1890s by James R. Denison to manufacture his newly patented quick acting vise, based on Patent #503,075 (also Canadian Patent 47,242).  The 5/3/1903 edition of the Grand Rapids Herald reports that the company was recently reorganized as the Furniture City Vise Company.  The 11/25/1903 edition of Hardware: A Review of the American Hardware Market reports that Millard E. Stockwell, Florence E. C. McKee, and S. Wallace McKee of the Grand Rapids Clamp & Tool Company have sold all property to the Furniture City Vise Company.

The final disposition of this company is unknown but are not found later than 1904.