Rodríguez-Arijón Pallás, Manuel

Rebordelos (Carballo) 1895 – ?, 1963. Inventor and migrant.

He emigrated to the United States in 1911. His first destination was Tampa, Florida. He later settled in New York, where he invented the clips for suspenders. He applied for a patent in 1936, which was approved in 1938. He also opened a business in the city, where he sold this product. Thanks to his invention, he became a member of the “Chartered Institute of American Inventors” (Source: Manuel Rey, “Descobren que un galego inventou as pinzas dos tirantes grazas a unha foto familiar”).