Jacob Haish Mfg. Co
DeKalb, Illinois

 44 Years of Innovation & Invention
Manufacturer from about 1872 to 1916

   Jacob Haish was born in Germany on
March 9, 1826.  Jacob immigrated in 1832 and became a well respected businessman in DeKalb, Illinois.  He died just about eighteen days short of his 100th birthday on February 19, 1926.  Please click on Jacob's History for much more information.

Jacob Haish's Portrait

   This site was created to preserve the history of Jacob Haish's company and his many contributions to our society.  Please use it as a reference and contact me with feedback or corrections.

Haish's legacy of philanthropy still lives on in the 21st Centry at
Kishwaukee Community Hospital

in De Kalb, Illinois
"S Barb"
Patented: August 31, 1875
Patent #167,124

Above pencil sketch drawing was copied from one
of the most comprehensive books about barb wire collecting:

 Barbed Wire Identification Encyclopedia
by Harold L. Hagemeier
All Photos within this site are not to be copied without express written consent.
Copyrighted 2007 - 2014

Contact: Jeff J. Marshall - DeKalb, Illinois

email: marshallJJ@juno.com