The history of the hanger
The original wire hanger was invented by pure necessity. In 1903, Albert J. Parkhouse working at the Timberlake Wire and Novelty Company, based in Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America, came to work and found himself unable to hang his coat yet again because all wooden beams were in use. To rectify the ongoing problem, he bent a piece of wire into two ovals with the ends twisted together to form a hook. Voilà! The first wire hanger was born.
Parkhose's original design largely unchanged, had some modifications, namely: