1873: Widdicomb Brothers & Richards incorporates as Widdicomb Furniture Co.
1887 and 1891: Local histories of Grand Rapids describe Widdicomb as the largest manufacturer of bedroom furniture in the world.
1915: Company is purchased by Joseph Griswold, Sr. and Godfrey Von Platen.
Between 1918 and 1920 Widdicomb advertised Queen Anne, Adam, and Chippendale-styled phonograph cabinets made by its photograph division.
1950: Widdicomb merges with Mueller Furniture Corp. to form Widdicomb-Mueller Corp.
1960: Mueller severs ties to Widdicomb.
1970: Widdicomb Furniture Co. name is purchased by John Widdicomb Co.
Widdicomb Furniture Co.
560 Fifth St.
Grand Rapids (MI)