Marion Donovan

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  • Marion O'Brien- born

    Marion O'Brien- born
    Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Marion's mother dies

  • Graduates from Rosemont College with a BA in English Literature

  • Takes a job at Vague Magazine as the Assistant Beauty Editor

  • Marion O'Brien marries James F. Donovan

  • Breakthrough and desides to make water proof diaper cover and calls it a "boater"

    Breakthrough and desides to make water proof diaper cover and calls it a "boater"
  • Boater debut arrived at New York

  • Patent finally given to Marion for the boater

  • Sold both her company and her diaper patents to Keko company.

  • created facial tissue box and received patent

  • Creates towel dispenser and receives patent

  • At age 41Marion graduates with an Architecture degree from Yale.

  • Victor Mills drew up Marion's idea and created Pampers

  • creates hosiery clasp and receives patent

  • Creates envelope and writting sheet combo and received patent

  • creates storage container box and received patent

  • creates check and record

  • Marion gets patent for the Check & Record

    Marion gets patent for the Check & Record
  • Creates close organizer and receives patent

  • designed her own home in Greenwhich, Conneticut

  • She marries John F. Butler

  • Marion invents the DentaLoop

  • Husband John F. Butler has a stroke

  • Marion's 2nd husband dies

  • Marion Donovan dies

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    Creates dental flossing products

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    launched largest promotional campaign for dentaloop