Stetson is a brand of hat manufactured by the John B. Stetson Company.
Founded in 1865, John B. Stetson Company began when John B. Stetson headed west and created the original.
Of the pioneering American West, the “Boss of the Plains”. This Western hat would become the cornerstone of Stetson’s hats business and is still in production today.
Stetson eventually became the world’s largest hat maker, producing more than 3,300,000 hats a year in a factory spread over 9 acres (36,000 m2) in Philadelphia. In addition to its Western and fashion hats, Stetson also produces fragrance, apparel, footwear, eyewear, belts, bourbon, and a range of other products evoking the historic.
The Stetson University of Law in Florida was named after John B. Stetson in 1899 for his contributions to the school.