Who Invented the Bobby Pin?

After endless searching. The bobby pin was was invented in the year 1917 by a man named Sol Smolen. At that time it was called Debby Bobby pins, they came in packs of 675. The company name was Solite located in Bronx, NY. In 1940 the first rubber tipped bobby pin was invented by a man named Nat L. Solomon of Englewood ,NJ. To find more information click here: