Star Wrench Company

Star Wrench Company (St. Louis, MO) - Incorporated 9/14/1895.  Incorporators are L. M. Friede, J. W. Donnell, and C. Friede.

1895 Iron Age Article on Star Wrenches.

NOTE: Samuel M. Friede is also the architect of the main attraction at the Worlds Fair in St. Louis in 1905, the Friede Arial Globe.  Also of note, J. W Donnell went on to found the Donnell Manufacturing Co. which he "spent into bankruptcy" and was involved in various allegedly illegal business activities.

Samuel M. Friede Patent #546,142 - Pipe Wrench - Assigned 1/3 to John W. Donnell

Samuel M. Friede Patent #525,318 - Compound Action Monkey Wrench - Assigned 1/3 to John W. Donnell

Samuel M. Friede Patent #525,683 - Combined Pipe, Ratchet, and Monkey Wrench - Assigned 1/3 to John W. Donnell

Samuel M. Friede Patent #525,684 - Combined Monkey and Pipe Ratchet Wrench - Assigned 1/3 to John W. Donnell

Samuel M. Friede Patent #530.,518 - Combined Monkey & Pipe Wrench - Assigned 1/3 to John W. Donnell

Samuel M. Friede Patent #564,513 - Wrench - Assigned 1/3 to John W. Donnell