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William Burke Belknap the younger (1885-1965) [1] was an entrepreneur in the family of William Burke Belknap, the older (1811-1884),[2] who was the son of Morris B. Belknap. The Belknaps were founders, inventors of patented merchandise, and owners of the no longer extant Belknap Hardware Company in Louisville, Kentucky.[3] In 1993 the landmark building of the company was imploded and filmed as promotional advertising for the movie Demolition Man.[4]

A limited edition memoir of William Burke Belknap exists.[5]

References[]

  1. www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74635635
  2. http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Belknap-285
  3. http://www.antique-padlocks.com/d_belknap_hdw_co.htm
  4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/10357196@N03/sets/72157622029435119/
  5. Belknap, William Burke. William Burke Belknap (Rare Limited Private ed.). Louisville, Kentucky: Private. ASIN B0008C0FR8. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
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