Harold Meade was born in Troy Center, Wisconsin back in 1879. After graduation from the Milwaukee Business College he worked as a grain merchant. His business thrived where he would continue to work until his death in 1962.
It was when he partnered with a guy name Stephen that his other business took off and still remains in operation to this day. in 1908, they started a business with the growing automobile industry where the company settled on automotive components and internal combustion engines.
While you may not know Harold Meade Stratton and Stephen Foster Briggs, surely, you’ve heard of the engines they perfected over the years Briggs & Stratton. They are the leading manufacturer of small internal combustion engines used in lawn care. Until tomorrow smile, it will make people wonder what you’ve been up to.