Harry

Born in Burslem, Staffordshire in 1881

Harry Rhead (c.1910)
Harry Rhead (c.1910)

Career:

  • Apprentice at Brownfields (with his father) c.1893 – c.1897
  • Moved with his father to Wileman & Co. 1897 – 1902
  • Became Art Director at Wardle’s, (taking over from his brother) 1902 – 1908
  • Emigrated to the USA to take over the role left vacant by his brother at Roseville Pottery, Ohio 1908 – 1917
  • Manager of the Faience Dept. at the Mosaic Tile Company in Ohio 1917 – 1923
  • Set up the Standard Tile Co. 1923 – c.1940

Harry died in Florida in 1950