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Haven Connecticut in 1800 Charles wasthe oldest child in his family and hadfour brothers and a sister He marriedClarissa Beecher in 1824 The y had 6children Ellen Cynthia Sarah a un-named child Charles Jr and William son William died at 3 Yr Most of his lifewith his first wife and children were inpoverty He remarried after the death ofhis first wife to Fanny Wardeell ofLondon England Charles died on July 1 1860 himself a poor man the way heCharles had an average education Hewent to high school but not college Hedid do an apprenticeship in New York ina hardware store Charles was veryinfluenced in his early childhood by hisfathers interest in inventing things Hisfather experimented with new types ofpitchforks etc Charles did not haveIn 1821 he worked with his fatherin a hardware business This business failed in 1830 The y tried to expand toquickly causing them to go bankrupt rubber and inventing new things Indiarubber was not used in industry becauseof the adhesives of the surface It was toosticky when hot and too brittle whencold Goodyear spent most of his life inlimited usefulness to industry Rubberproducts melted in hot weather frozeand cracked in cold and adhered to everything One day one of Good yearsearly experiments was that he discoveredworkable But his big breakthrough wasrubber mixed with sulfur on a hot stove Goodyears discovery of what came to berubber so it could be applied Goodyearachieved very little recognition fo rbefore he died He had a few companiesusing his process and was earning somemoney He was satisfied knowing thatcome true Today the Goodyear Medalvulcanization process and is awarded to honor individuals for outstandingon today is the use of rubber for a widerange of products including tires Rubber is also used for other things such as mouse balls and for the littlebuttons on TVclickers thank good nessfor rubber Without rubber we wouldstill be wearing leatherect soled patented vulcanization strengthenedrubber so it could
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