The P.F. Harris Company moves to Cartersville, GA, its current headquarters and production facility.
Biggs and Rhinehart move P.F. Harris, now based in Georgia, from LaGrange to Alpharetta.
New owner John Owens tries to hire young Jim Biggs as a salesman. Biggs declined the offer, but 33 years later, along with Dave Rhinehart, bought the company.
The company moves to Jacksonville, FL.
P.F. Harris’ daughter Dora Harris Russell moves the company to Little Rock, AR.
1920s and 1930s
The company builds a reputation and sales forces through the years prior to World War II from its base in Washington, and later, Baltimore.
The White House, overrun with roaches, calls on Harris to solve its problem. His success is hailed in the Washington Times, which calls him a “vermin slayer” in the war on bugs.
P.F. Harris introduces Harris Roach Chow, a clever concoction pressed into an easy-to-apply tablet.